US-born panda Tai Shan celebrates 12th birthday in SW China’s Sichuan

2017-07-09 16:25:01 | From:http://www.globaltimes.cn/galleries/990.html

Born on July 9, 2005 in Washington, US, giant panda Tai Shan smells the birthday cake keepers prepared for him in Dujiangyan Base of China Conservation and Research Center for the Giant Panda in Southwest China’s Sichuan Province on July 9. Photo: Courtesy of China Conservation and Research Center for the Giant Panda

Photo: Courtesy of China Conservation and Research Center for the Giant Panda

Tai Shan enjoys a birthday cake at the Dujiangyan Base in Southwest China’s Sichuan Province on July 9. Tai Shan, the first surviving panda born at the Smithsonian National Zoo, is one of the most sought-after celebrities in the US. Photo: Courtesy of China Conservation and Research Center for the Giant Panda

Photo: Courtesy of China Conservation and Research Center for the Giant Panda

Photo: Courtesy of China Conservation and Research Center for the Giant Panda

The birthday cake keepers prepared for Tai Shan. Tai Shan is descended from Pan Pan, the world’s oldest male panda, who died at the age of 31 on December 28, 2016. Photo: Courtesy of China Conservation and Research Center for the Giant Panda

Keeper Liu Yi prepares the cake for Tai Shan’s 12th birthday. Photo: Courtesy of China Conservation and Research Center for the Giant Panda

Tai Shan enjoys bamboo at the base on July 9. Photo: Courtesy of China Conservation and Research Center for the Giant Panda

Tai Shan enjoys bamboo at the base on July 9. Photo: Courtesy of China Conservation and Research Center for the Giant Panda

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