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Bao Bao left the National Zoo in Washington, DC on Tuesday morning local time and was accompanied by a keeper and a veterinarian on the flight. The Zoo said farewell to Bao Bao with a series of goodbye events over the long weekend, including a dumpling party, multiple heart-shaped ice cake feedings Air Jordan For Sale , and interactive Q&As with keepers, CNN reported.
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The National Zoo told the Associated Press that Bao Bao is traveling now because it's better for pandas to travel in the winter months when the weather is cool.
Wei Ming, an expert at the China Conservation and Research Center for the Giant Panda, told the Xinhua News Agency that pandas are quarantined for 30 days before they can meet the public after their return to China from other countries.
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Pandas born in the US are returned to China before age 4.