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April 12, 2003

Two Giant Pandas Arrive At Memphis Zoo

Memphis, TN -- Two giant pandas from China arrived in Memphis, Tenn., in anticipation of their starring roles at the Memphis Zoo. The zoo will be one of only four in the nation to house the rare endangered species. Le Le, a four-year-old male panda, and Ya Ya, a two-year-old female panda, arrived in an MD-11 aircraft known as "The FedEx PandaExpress" - which features a picture of a panda on the side of the plane.