China signs giant panda conservation agreement with San Diego Zoo


Xiao Qi Ji, a male giant panda cub plays in a tree at the Smithsonian National Zoo in Washington, D.C. on May 20, 2021. China signed conservation agreements with a zoo in San Diego and another in Spain on Thursday. File Photo by Tasos Katopodis/UPI | License Photo
Feb. 22 (UPI) — The China Wildlife Conservation Association said on Thursday it has signed contracts to continue a conservation program that could lead to giant pandas returning to America. The association said it signed a new agreement with the San Diego Zoo Wildlife Alliance, three months after the last Chinese giant panda left the United States. Advertisement
It added that it came to an agreement with the Madrid ZooAquarium of Spain and was in negotiations with another zoo in the United States and another in Austria.


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