Xiao Qi Ji Panda Bookends

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Description

Keep sweet cub Xiao Qi Ji close with panda bookends made in his likeness. Crafted from bonded marble resin, this pair of Xiao Qi Ji Panda Bookends captures his playful nature while it commemorates the momentous occasion of his birth at the Smithsonian's National Zoo in 2020. The public helped name him, which translates to "little miracle" in English. Each sold separately.

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Sitting: the one sitting upright chewing on a stick of raw sweet potato
Standing: the one with his arm and paw outstretched; as if trying to wave hello

Museum Story

The mission of the National Zoological Park is to provide leadership in animal care, to advance scientific excellence in conserving wildlife, to teach and inspire people to engage in conservation and to practice conservation leadership. Since giant pandas first arrived at the Zoo in 1972, animal care staff and scientists have studied their biology, behavior, breeding and more.

Details

  • Replica of panda cub Xiao Qi Ji
  • Sitting bookend: 6"w. x 6"d. x 8"h.
  • Standing bookend: 6.5"w. x 7"d. x 7.25"h.
  • Made with bonded marble resin
  • Wipe softly with dry soft cloth, a light mist of furniture polish on cloth can give it a polish if needed
  • Made in the USA