FILE - In this July 4, 2009 file photo, five-week-old giant panda cub, then unnamed but later named Lin Ping, is seen at the Chiang Mai zoo in the northern city of Chiang Mai, Thailand. Thailand's ... more 
FILE - In this July 4, 2009 file photo, five-week-old giant panda cub, then unnamed but later named Lin Ping, is seen at the Chiang Mai zoo in the northern city of Chiang Mai, Thailand. Thailand's celebrity baby panda, Lin Ping, is 4-years-old now. It’s time to move home to China, find a mate and have cubs. The move won't be permanent, however, thanks to a deal hammered out between the two countries that will cost Thailand $1 million a year, the Thai foreign minister said Friday, May 10, 2013. Once the star of a Thai reality show, the panda's future has been a topic of high-level negotiation for months. A breakthrough was announced Friday, when the Chinese Embassy informed Thai authorities that Lin Ping can stay in Thailand until October, said Foreign Minister Surapong Tovichakchaikul. (AP Photo/Wichai Taprieu, File) less 
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