New Chinese Panda Bear Arrived in Vienna

Lifestyle & TravelMore+ ♦ Published: May 24, 2019; 12:30 ♦ (Vindobona)

During his visit to Vienna, Li Zhanshu, one of China's most powerful politicians, brought a panda male with him and handed him over to Schönbrunn Zoo.

The Schönbrunn Zoo officially took over the panda male Yuan Yuan. / Picture: © Wikimedia Commons / Chensiyuan [CC BY-SA 4.0]

In the presence of Federal President Alexander Van der Bellen and Federal Minister Margarete Schramböck, the panda male Yuan Yuan was officially handed over to the Schönbrunn Zoo.

After a working discussion with the Chairman of the Standing Committee of the National People's Congress of the People's Republic of China, Li Zhanshu, in the Presidential Chancellery, the…