Battle for Mayor!
Check in to "Giant Panda Research Station" on foursquare during Panda Birthday Week (August 2-7) and battle it out for the title of "Mayor" and a special prize.
How to play
Download the foursquare app on your mobile phone and "check in" to "Giant Panda Research Station" every time you visit our pandas during Panda Birthday Week. Whoever is the mayor of Giant Panda Research Station at the end of the week (Saturday, August 7 at 10am) will win a fun panda prize!
#PandaBday Week Tweet-Up
*Zoo admission is required to attend*
To celebrate Panda Birthday Week, @SanDiegoZoo is hosting our very first tweet-up on Saturday Aug 7 at 9 a.m.!
Here’s how it works
• Follow @SanDiegoZoo on Twitter and listen for the secret location and password.
• RSVP at our event page
• Get there early, because the first 20 "tweeps" will get something special!
• Remember to wear black and white and bring a friend.
See you there!
Share Your Panda Pix!
Join our flickr group and upload your best panda pictures. Pictures can be of pandas, or you and your family and friends dressed like pandas.
The best pictures will be used in a slideshow on the Panda Birthday Week website.
Panda Picture Contest
Post your best panda pictures on our facebook wall at any time during Panda Birthday Week! Pictures can be of pandas or you and your family and friends dressed like pandas. The best pictures will be used in a slideshow on the Panda Birthday Week website and our facebook and flickr pages!
You can also tweet your panda pics to us @sandiegozoo!
Live Facebook Chat with Panda Expert Megan Owen
Join us Tuesday, August 3 at 11 a.m. for a live online facebook chat with our very own panda expert, Megan Owen. Megan will be online for an entire hour to answer any panda-related questions you have. If you're at the zoo or not in front of a computer, you can join in using the facebook application for your mobile phone.
Panda Poetry Contest
Are you a panda poet and don’t know know it? Post your original panda poem on our facebook wall at any time. We’ll select the best poems and feature them prominently on our Panda Birthday Week website.