His age equals 100 years in human age. Fans of the panda from around the world also gathered to serenade the bear with happy birthday. “Pan Pan” is similar to “hope”. Pan Pan is not the oldest panda in the world however. Jia Jia, a female panda residing in Hong Kong, turned 37 earlier this year. Some other known giant pandas: Bai Yun, age 24, San Diego Zoo; Chuang Chuang (age 15), Chiang Mai Zoo; Gao Gao, age 23 – 23, San Diego Zoo; Lun Lun (age 18), Zoo Atlanta. In their natural habitat, Giant pandas live in broadleaf and coniferous forests with a dense understory of bamboo, at elevations between 5,000 and 10,000 feet. Even if people consider them cute an9imals, giant pandas can be as dangerous as any other bear.