World's oldest male panda celebrates 30th birthday
Updated: 2015-09-22 10:11
Panpan, the world's oldest male panda celebrated his 30th birthday at the China Conservation and Research Center in Dujiangyan, Southwest China's Sichuan province on Sep 21, 2015.[Photo/CFP]
Panpan was born in the wilderness in Baoxing county, Sichuan province in 1985. He was later rescued and now lives at China Giant Panda Protection and Research Centre. Pan Pan fathered around a quarter of all the pandas living in captivity in the world today and was dubbed 'hero dad'.