Xi Lan and Po are headed to China

Xi Lan and Po are headed to China

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ATLANTA, Ga. - Zoo Atlanta pandas Xi Lan and Po are headed to China's Chengdu Research Base of Giant Panda Breeding.

The pandas are scheduled to leave the zoo on Monday, May 12.

"As stewards of giant pandas here in the U.S., we're fortunate to be able to observe so many important milestones in the lives of these treasured bears. Bidding them farewell is a bittersweet milestone, but it's one that's also very rewarding and exciting," said Raymond B. King, President and CEO of Zoo Atlanta.

The parents of the pandas, Lun Lun and Yang Yang, will remain at the zoo with their new twin cubs.


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