Ming Dynasty

A red panda (also known as a lesser pand...A red panda (also known as a lesser panda) relaxes in its enclosure at the Beijing zoo on June 24, 2013.  The zoo grounds were originally a Ming Dynasty imperial palace and finally opened to the public in 1908.     AFP PHOTO/Mark RALSTONMARK RALSTON/AFP/Getty Images

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A Red Panda (also known as a Lesser Panda) relaxes in its enclosure at the Beijing zoo on Monday. The zoo grounds were originally a Ming Dynasty imperial palace but were opened to the public in 1908. Read more