Xin Xin and Shuan Shuan: the only non-Chinese pandas in the world | AFP

Pandas Xin Xin and Shuan Shuan are the most famous guests of the Chapultepec Zoo in Mexico City, considered Mexican, they are the only specimens of the species in the world that are not owned by China.

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Two oldest pandas outside China risk ending Mexico family tree

Pandas Shuan Shuan and Xin Xin, descendants of gifts offered from China to Mexico before the restrictions on their export were put into place, are the oldest giant pandas living outside of China and the only examples of the species in South America. Whilst the key to their longevity may be in their carefully studied diet, the two black and white bears have never reproduced.