Meet Yang Yang
Yang Yang's birth name was Jiu Jiu. He was renamed by three organizations in the Netherlands that "adopted" him at the Chengdu Research Base of Giant Panda Breeding. Yang Yang's name means "little sea."
September 9, 1997
Yang Yang is playful and easygoing. Yang Yang remained with his mother for 13 months as part of a behavioral study conducted by Zoo Atlanta in collaboration with staff at his birthplace, the Chengdu Research Base of Giant Panda Breeding. He arrived at Zoo Atlanta with Lun Lun in 1999 and is the father of all seven of the giant panda cubs born at Zoo Atlanta. Favorite scents: Tabasco and Lavender