SICHUAN, January 18, China Daily -- Basi, world's eldest giant panda in captivity, turns 37 years old, an equivalent of more than 100 human years. Basi was born in 1980 in Baoxing county, Southwest China's Sichuan province. And she is prototype for mascot Panpan for the 1990 Beijing Asian Games.
A keeper feeds giant panda Basi with a specially-made birthday cake at the panda research and exchange center in Fuzhou, Fujian province, Jan 17, 2017. [Photo/Xinhua]