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Ling-Ling and Hsing-Hsing, gifts of Chairman Mao Zedong after President Nixon's visit to China in 1972

Ling-Ling and Hsing-Hsing, gifts of Chairman Mao Zedong after President Nixon's visit to China in 1972

Date of Work
1972
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Smithsonian Institution

Ling-Ling and Hsing-Hsing, gifts of Chairman Mao Zedong after President Nixon's visit to China in 1972

Although not White House pets, Ling-Ling and Hsing-Hsing, gifts of Chairman Mao Zedong after President Nixon's visit to China in 1972, are the most famous animal ambassadors in presidential history.

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