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Animals - Zoo AtlantaAtlanta Zoo is another American Zoo which houses giant pandas.
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The zoo also housed Ming-Ming (d. 2011 May 7), the first panda born in captivity.These beautiful black and white bears roam on more than 2 million acres of the Sichuan Giant Panda Sanctuaries.The San Diego Zoo, the National Zoo in Washington and two other U.S. zoos that have giant pandas are launching a fundraising effort for colleagues in the earthquake-ravaged region of China, home to a famous panda facility.The breeding of Red Pandas in North American zoos is managed by the Species Survival Plan (SSP), which matches individuals for breeding based on their genetic background.
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Zoos and Aquariums, the Gorilla SSP serves the 51 accredited zoos housing gorillas in North America.Red pandas have been bred with some reliability in zoos around the world.
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Gorilla SSPTogether, zoos and the SSP seek to provide the best possible environment for these amazing animals.The National Zoo in Washington, D.C. is one of four zoos in the U.S. with Giant Pandas.A notable exception to the practice of not paying for animals is the Giant Panda.
The number of giant pandas in captivity in the United States as of September 2013 was 12 adult or adolescent animals and three newborn cubs.The goal of the SSP is to maximize genetic diversity in zoo-dwelling populations of rare animals.Since 1998, American zoos that wish to acquire a panda must prove to the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service that they will become partners with China in panda conservation.Toronto Zoo Keepers made giant panda Da Mao a snowman for enrichment.
Adventures of a Zookeeper: What Do Zoo Animals Eat?The SSP keeps a studbook of all the red pandas in North American zoos, determines which animals should be mated, and develops long-term research and management strategies for the species.
Virtually all North American zoos with red pandas participate in a management program designed to ensure that a viable zoo population survives for the foreseeable future.Giant pandas are identified by their distinctive black and white coloring.