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Giant Panda Tai Shan: Over the Years

July 9, 2007: Elizabeth Fuller, 11, decorated her car with drawings of Tai Shan in honor of his 2nd birthday. Fuller traveled with two friends to D.C. from Phildelphia to celebrate Tai Shan’s big day. Tai Shan was born July 9, 2005 at 3:41 a.m. He is the first surviving giant panda cub born at the Smithsonian National Zoo. D.C. Mayor Adrian Fenty once called Tai Shan Washington’s most important citizen. He was originally supposed to be sent to China when he turned 2, but under an agreement with the Chinese government, the zoo kept him for an additional two years.
July 9, 2007: Elizabeth Fuller, 11, decorated her car with drawings of Tai Shan in honor of his 2nd birthday. Fuller traveled with two friends to D.C. from Phildelphia to celebrate Tai Shan’s big day. Tai Shan was born July 9, 2005 at 3:41 a.m. He is the first surviving giant panda cub born at the Smithsonian National Zoo. D.C. Mayor Adrian Fenty once called Tai Shan Washington’s most important citizen. He was originally supposed to be sent to China when he turned 2, but under an agreement with the Chinese government, the zoo kept him for an additional two years.
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