However, Basi was confirmed as the world's oldest living captive panda by the Guinness World Records only in August this year.
Named after a valley she was rescued from, 37-year-old Basi had lived at the panda facility in Fuzhou since she was four or five.
Basi was never used for breeding and her death comes days after RZSS Edinburgh Zoo announced the latest attempt to artificially inseminate its panda Tian Tian had failed.
The rare giant pandas are China's unofficial national mascot and live mainly in Sichuan's bamboo-covered mountains.
The world learnt about Basi in 1987 when Beijing sent her on a mission across the Pacific to the San Diego Zoo (State of California, USA).
With many, like Basi, far exceeding their normal life expectancy, a special home for geriatric pandas has been established in Sichuan province to give animals suffering from digestive problems, arthritis and poor eyesight special diets and exercise regimes to boost their quality of life.
He told the same programme: "I will not speculate about whether article 5 will be applied in such a situation". In late August, North Korea fired a ballistic missile over Japan and into the Pacific Ocean.
Discarding the result of the last round, we can safely say that Guardiola failed to bring the players in the optimal condition. Guardiola praised Toure's role in his side that gave them the balance, experience and control he was searching for.
Lionsgate has not announced a date for the Hellboy reboot but is expected to be released sometime in 2018. The photo comes from the movie's Twitter account, and now I can't wait to see this Hellboy in action.
The BoE said that citizens can continue to spend paper £10 notes as usual until legal tender status is withdrawn in spring 2018. This is the second polymer note issued by the Bank of England following last years £5 note featuring Winston Churchill.
In the August survey a net balance of 6% more surveyors across the country reported prices rising rather than falling. Supply also continues to be an issue with 21% more respondents seeing a fall in new sales instructions in the East.
Women's Open victor Sung-Hyun Park was 6 over through five holes, having made a nine on the par-4 11, her second hole of the day. This year's overall purse reached a record-setting $3.65 million, of which $547,500 goes to the victor .
The latest MacBook features USB Type-C and this is not compatible with the stock data transfer cable on the iPhone X . Most Qi wireless chargers on the market right now only allow for one device to be charged by one base station.
After dropping in a few comments about her former pal, it appeared that they hadn't spoken for a long time, until now. Sarah won Celebrity Big Brother last month while Chad made it to the final of the 2017 series alongside her.
Funnyman Trevor Noah will grace your living room television screen for another five years on The Daily Show . Additionally, the South-African comedian will produce and host year-end specials, beginning this December.
He reiterated the personal belief that bitcoin will spike to a value of $500,000 apiece within the next three years. The bitcoin-tracking exchange traded fund Bitcoin Investment Trust (GBTC) plunged 8.7% in the stock market today .
Selena Gomez reveals she had a kidney transplant
Whilst you're here, check out this awesome video of young Selena and Demi Lovato together as kids on " Barney ". Since none of her family members were a match, Francia stepped in and donated one of her kidneys to Selena .
Karius To Start, Coutinho Fit To Play: Liverpool v Sevilla
Klopp will be able to select a front-three involving Salah, Sadio Mane and Roberto Firmino if the Egyptian worldwide is fit. Please note that terms and conditions apply in relation to all of the betting offers featured in this post.
American Fighting for Daesh Captured in Syria
Khweis lived in Alexandria, Virginia, and was captured by Kurdish peshmerga forces near Tal Afar in northern Iraq in March 2016. The military referred to the State Department to address any questions on the captive's current situation.
In May, Trump insulted Sessions and said he should resign
Trump continued to rebuke Sessions in public, including referring to the attorney general on Twitter as "beleaguered". A source told CNN in June that Sessions offered to resign following a series of heated exchanges with the President.
DP members join chorus calling for United States nukes
It would mean, for example, ending trade between the US and China unless China agreed to cut off all trade with North Korea. The U.S. has accused North Korea of "begging for war" and repeatedly urged China to step up pressure against its neighbor.
September Security OTA update hits Pixel and Nexus Devices
It means several smartphones from 2015 and older smartphone are unlikely to receive the official Android 8 .0 Oreo update. Android users have been waiting eagerly for the Oreo update with it own share of improvements and additions.