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The Giant panda (ailuropoda melanoleuca) : a bibliography (1936-1994)


Author:
Kay A. Kenyon, National Zoological Park (U.S.), American Association of Zoological Parks and Aquariums, Librarians Special Interest Group, and Consortium of Aquariums, Universities, and Zoos
Source:
USDA
Year:
1984
Subject:
Giant panda, Behavior, Research, and bibliography
Abstract:
The following bibliography of the giant panda (Ailuropoda melanoleuca) is for the research scientist, but is useful for anyone interested in pandas. It includes popular as well as serious scientific works in foreign languages as well as in English. References cover all aspects of the giant panda--its discovery, evolution, physiology, anatomy, behavior, reproduction, feeding habits, and diseases. This bibliography is divided into four sections and is arranged alphabetically by author. Both articles and books are included. The first section begins in 1936 when the first giant panda, Su-Lin, was brought to the United States and covers the next two decades (1936-1956). The second section covers the next 20 years (1957-1977). During this period more giant pandas found their way to the Western World--Chi-Chi at the London Zoo, An-An at the Moscow Zoo, Ying-Ying and Pe-Pe at the Mexican Zoo. Chia-Chia and Ching-Ching at the London Zoo, and of course, our own famous pandas, Ling-Ling and Hsing-Hsing at the National Zoo*. The third section covers the years 1978-1989 and the fourth section begins in 1990 and brings us to the present. * Hsing-Hsing, the female panda at the National Zoo died of heart failure in 1993.
Format:
1 electronic resource (23 pages)
Language:
English
Publisher:
American Association of Zoological Parks and Aquariums. Librarians Special Interest Group and Consortium of Aquariums, Universities, and Zoos
Collection:
NAL Information Centers Collection
Permanent URL:
https://handle.nal.usda.gov/10113/7113547