"Bei Bei" Giant Panda Departs from DC to China

Bye bye, Bei Bei! Bei Bei, a four year old giant panda born at the National , began his journey to China this morning.

The bear was born under an agreement with China to send him home when he reached maturity. N2S's Ford Fischer captured raw footage of his final day in America and departure.

His flight to China is 16 hours and includes 66 pounds of bamboo, two pounds of apples and pears, two bags of biscuits and two pounds of sweet potatoes.


By: WashingtonAndBeyond (945.30)

Tags: Panda China DC

Location: washington, dc