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Friday, May 2, 2014
The Bluebird Patch is The New Zoo Atlanta Ambassador
have been blessed with another ambassadorship opportunity, this time
from one of our favorite places in the whole wide world, Zoo Atlanta!
With this ambassadorship we'll be able to give you the inside scoop
of upcoming events, behind the scenes, special family programs and all the different animal
conservation initiatives happening at the zoo. Zoo Atlanta strives
to inspire people to value wildlife on Earth and to help safeguard
existing species through conservation.
Zoo Atlanta is preparing for the China Departure of their beloved
pandas Xi Lan And Po . Lun Lun’s and Yang Yang’s second and third
offspring will now depart on May 12.
bears’ upcoming trip is one of the most anticipated milestones in
the life of a U.S.-born giant panda. Their older brother, Mei
Lan, made the voyage in 2010 and now resides at the Chengdu Research
Base of Giant Panda Breeding, which will also be Xi Lan’s
and Po’s new home.
are encouraged to visit the Zoo to wish Xi Lan and Po well on their
new adventure. On Saturday and Sunday, May 3 and 4, stop by the
Arthur M. Blank Family Foundation Giant Panda Conservation Center to
sign well-wishes and pick up a limited-edition button. Button
quantities are limited; available while supplies last. Activities
will run from 9:30 a.m. to Noon on both days. The morning hours are
best for seeing both Xi Lan and Po on exhibit, as temperatures are
cool enough for giant pandas to be outdoors.
temperatures warm up, either Xi Lan or Po will be on exhibit in one
of the interior dayrooms. The youngest members of Lun Lun’s and
Yang Yang’s family, twin cubs Mei Lun and Mei Huan, are on exhibit