Meet Our Giant Pandas

These charming and elusive bears are the pride of China, where conservation efforts have helped to preserve the vulnerable species. Visit our two adult pandas, Da Mao and Er Shun, and two cubs, Jia Panpan and Jia Yueyue.

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How you can help

The Calgary Zoo—along with other accredited zoos across North America—participates in Species Survival Plans (SSP). Your donations and membership costs can go a long way in helping us fund these conservation efforts.

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Where We Live

Giant pandas live in six small, isolated, dense, bamboo and coniferous forests in the mist-covered mountains of central China.

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Did You Know?

Pandas’ front paws have six digits, which include a wrist bone that acts more like a thumb to help grip bamboo stalks.