World's oldest panda dies aged 37: Basi the bear which was trained to lift weights and shoot hoops outlived her peers by nearly two decades
The world's oldest captive giant panda has died at the age of 37 - more than 100 years in human years.
A zoo in China said on Thursday that the female bear, named Basi, died of 'illnesses' yesterday morning as they gave her an emotional send-off befitting a minor celebrity.
The well-love animal was found as a starving cub in a frozen river in 1984. She quickly