Remembering Pink Panda Lin – Cincinnati Zoo & Botanical Backyard

The Zoo group misplaced a really particular animal final week. We needed to say goodbye to candy pink panda, Lin. Lin was 10 years outdated and was cherished by everybody she met. She was born right here on the zoo after which went on to have 10 offspring of her personal. She would all the time stand for her ultrasound whereas she ate her favourite deal with, apple slices. Her care group and our vet group labored laborious to deal with current weight reduction and elevated liver values, however after a speedy decline in her well being needed to make the tough determination to say goodbye.

Youngsters’s Zoo Group Chief, Mary F., added “Lin was a splendidly sort panda who was a tremendous ambassador for her species. She was a rock star mother and was beloved by all her caretakers right here in Cincinnati. I’ll miss her a lot! I actually attempt to keep emotionally indifferent/reserved with the animals right here on the zoo. I believe it’s the one approach to keep sane! Lin was nevertheless very particular to me. I’ve many photos of the two of us huddled collectively like we’re fixing the world’s issues. After 30+ years right here on the zoo, she is one I’ll bear in mind all the time!”

Youngsters’s Zoo Senior Keeper, Paul R., “Lin was an extremely cool, effectively behaved and distinctive panda. Now we have had lots of pandas right here however she was simply the perfect. We’re going to miss her a lot.”

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