Archives for the month of: January, 2011

Zhen Zhen, born at the San Diego Zoo, was transferred to China’s Wolong Panda Base last September.

Xi Lan, Zoo Atlanta
(Note panda breath on enclosure glass.)

that the best part of winter is catching snowflakes on their tongues.
Detroit Zoo, January 12, 2011

Born in Colorado on New Year’s Eve, Ben is one of only 24 miniature panda cows in the world. A white belt encircles Ben’s midsection, and he has a white face with black ovals around the eyes.

According to breeder Chris Jessen, panda calves sell for as much as $30,000.

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Class of ’11, Ya’an Bifengxia Panda Base, China

would have served the artist right for the worst drawing of an enraged panda EVER:

Richard Nixon, 37th president of the United States and the only president to resign the office, born January 9, 1913.

Millard Fillmore, thirteenth president of the United States and the last member of the Whig Party to hold the office, born January 7, 1800.

Cover illustration by Walter Lantz for Four Color Comics #25, 1943.