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2013-09-09 04:20:22

WASHINGTON, Sept. 9, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Two "special ambassadors" who speak up for giant panda conservation on Saturday visited Washington D.C., one of the four U.S. cities now have zoos with pandas on loan from China. As Panda ambassadors, or Pambassadors, Melissa Katz from the United States and Jerome Pouille from France shared their knowledge and love for pandas with local audience and tourists on National Mall. The two young people and Erica Chen Yingron from China, were...

2012-11-18 08:20:11

CHENGDU, China, Nov. 18, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- The 3 winners of the 2012 Global Search for Chengdu Pambassador were officially awarded this afternoon at the Panda Base in Chengdu, the hometown of giant pandas. The three winners include Jerome Pouille from France, Chen, Yinrong from China, and Melissa Katz from the United States. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20121118/CN15660) Upon announcing the result of the competition, Dr. Zhang Zhihe, Director of the Panda Base, noted the...

2012-10-18 07:22:05

WASHINGTON, Oct. 18, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- The Chengdu Panda Base, in partnership with WildAid and the Yao Ming Foundation, have announced the selection of four U.S.-based finalists as part of the Global Pambassador program. The four finalists will travel to Chengdu Panda Base in China to compete in a three-week competition with other finalists from around the world from October 28-November 16, 2012. After two days of competition, four finalists were chosen to represent the US at the finals...