On November 8, 2012, in Austria Schloss Schoenbrunn in Vienna zoo was born two years old panda "Fu Hu" back to the China Giant Panda Protection and Research Center, in Ya'an the Bifengxia base began its new life.
To ensure that the "Fu hu" had a sweet home journey, Schloss Schoenbrunn zoo staff in October and began its flight training, at the same time, they also sent director, veterinary, panda project leader and breeder personally escort.
"Fu Hu" on November 7th at 20:45 by the KLM flight from Amsterdam arrived at Chengdu Shuangliu International Airport at 13:00 on November 8th. Research Center send veterinary and breeders sent to the airport to meet. At 17:30 in the afternoon, carrying "Fu hu" vehicles reach the Ya'an research center of the Bifengxia base, base employees have gathered at the door to meet “Fu hu”. Research Center held a brief ceremony for "Fu hu", Schloss Schoenbrunn zoo director Schratter officially transferred "Fu hu"’s documents and archive to China Giant Panda Protection and Research Center Deputy Director Zhang Guiquan, director Zhang also presented the director Schratter the exquisite album, the album records about "Fu hu" and his brother "Fu long" at home nearly 3 years life living in China. Thereupon, staff sends "Fu hu" to the veterinary hospital specially prepared quarantine veterinary care.
"Fu hu" is crystallization of China and Austria carry out the giant panda research cooperation which is also stand for the friendship of Austrian peoples. Wolong Management Bureau, China Giant Panda Protection and Research Center Director Zhang Hemin said, 2012 is Wolong named: ”Year of Panda back home”, during the 5.12 earthquake reconstruction work finished, the scale of "one center, three bases" basically formed , post-disaster off-site transfer of placement of the giant panda has been transferred to a new home. Wild training giant panda in captivity made breakthrough progress; research center of artificial breeding giant panda "Tao tao" after 26 months of field training has been officially reintroduction to "natural house". And in order to meet foreign born panda to back home will become another bright spot of "Year of panda back home".