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Recent Examples on the Web In 2017, the zoo welcomed one of its most popular attractions—a pair of giant panda bears, who became parents to a particularly adorable set of twins in August 2019. Jared Ranahan, Forbes, 27 Sep. 2021 Ya Lun and Xi Lun, the only set of giant panda twins in the United States, celebrated their fifth birthday on Friday, and everyone was invited. Glenn Garner,, 3 Sep. 2021 To celebrate An An becoming the world's longest-living male giant panda under human care in history, the animal caretakers sent birthday wishes to him. Andrea Romano, Travel + Leisure, 10 Aug. 2021 The World Wildlife Fund’s logo is a giant panda; Oceana’s is a dolphin; the National Wildlife Federation’s mascot is Rick Raccoon in a ranger hat. Nathaniel Rich, WSJ, 30 Apr. 2021 Meanwhile Sichuan -- famed for its giant panda sanctuaries, national parks and numbing regional cuisine -- rounds out the top five. Kate Springer, CNN, 28 Aug. 2021 The sound of the giant panda’s bamboo crunching mingled with bird calls. Washington Post, 20 May 2021 Since the 1970s, China has been developing its giant panda breeding program. Cailey Rizzo, Travel + Leisure, 12 July 2021 On August 21, the National Zoo’s 22-year-old giant panda, Mei Xiang, gave birth to a male cub. Tara Wu, Smithsonian Magazine, 16 Nov. 2020

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1920, in the meaning defined above

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