WAKAYAMA, Japan, Oct. 12, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Adventure World, a theme park featuring "Contact with Humans, Animals and Nature" in Shirahama, Wakayama Prefecture, western Japan, is publicly seeking the name of a female giant panda born on Sept. 18 while showing her and her mother.
The baby panda has been growing steadily, receiving mother Rauhin's lavish love. In view of smooth parenting, as seen with the baby steadily gaining weight, Adventure World has opened the mother and baby to the public, starting Oct. 1.
The park is also asking the public to name the giant panda in hope that the baby will grow into a giant panda loved by the public.
About opening of the baby giant panda to the public
- Opened: Oct. 1, 2016
- Time: 9:45 a.m. to 10:05 a.m. / 2:40 p.m. to 3:00 p.m.
- Place: Breeding Center
- Mother Rauhin and her baby are shown together. Visitors will be able to see how the mother panda rears her baby.
- Time for public opening may change as the baby giant panda grows.
- Opening may be altered or canceled depending on the physical condition of the mother and baby.
About public request for naming the baby giant panda
Adventure World is publicly seeking the name of the baby giant panda which mother Rauhin gave birth to on Sept. 18, 2016. *One person can only apply once.
- Period: Oct. 1 to Nov. 30, 2016
- How to apply:
(1) Fill in on tablet or printed form available at the park
(2) Visit our website (http://pandababy-aws.com/) and fill in the form "Panda Baby's Name Sought"
(3) Send mail (postcard)
- Selection: Adventure World will appoint a panel for choosing the baby panda's name from applications.
- Announcement: Adventure World will make an announcement at the park and on the website.
Happy panda family
About Adventure World
A total of 1,400 animals, of 140 land, marine and aerial species, live at Adventure World, a theme park with "Contact with Humans, Animals and Nature" as its motto, located in Shirahama Town, Wakayama Prefecture, at the southern tip of the warm Kii Peninsula. It has been successfully engaged in protective
research activities on and the breeding of rare animals, including giant pandas.
With its corporate philosophy "Smiling company making time with warm heart," AWS Co., the company that operates the theme park, will continue to create and provide genuine smile by caring much for "heart" and sharing important "time" with all people concerned.
Address: Shirahama Town, Wakayama Prefecture
Area: 800,000 square meters
Opened: April 22, 1978
Operating company: AWS Co., Ltd.
Artist's sketch of facilities: (Photo3: http://prw.kyodonews.jp/prwfile/release/M104040/201610115134/_prw_OI5fl_HFx0782p.jpg)
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SOURCE AWS Co., Ltd.