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Giant Pandas - Signed Copy
Signed by John Seidensticker and Susan Lumpkin
Specially signed for the Smithsonian by both authors, this beautifully written and photographed book includes 200 color photos of this unique and treasured animal. Written (and hand signed!) by Smithsonian Senior Scientist John Seidensticker and Smithsonian Research Scientist Susan Lumpkin, Giant Pandas traces the black-and-white bear’s history and habits. It thoughtfully details the conservations efforts underway to save the bamboo forests and protect the fragile panda from extinction. Paperback; 8.5" x 9.5"; 192 pages; 200 color photos.
The Smithsonian National Zoo's own female Mei Xiang (“Beautiful Fragrance”) and male Tian Tian (“More and More”) are the parents of newly-born celebrity baby panda Bao Bao.
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