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Last Updated: Thursday August 31 2006 15:53 GMT

In pictures: Panda's first birthday

Jing Jing the panda has celebrated her first birthday with a party at the giant panda research base in south-western Sichuan, China

Jing Jing the panda has celebrated her first birthday with a party at the giant panda research base in south-western Sichuan, China

Children wearing special hats with pandas on them helped prepare the cake which was made of layers of Jing Jing's favourite food - fruit and honey

Children wearing special hats with pandas on them helped prepare the cake which was made of layers of Jing Jing's favourite food - fruit and honey

Jing Jing is very famous because she is one of China's mascots for the 2008 Olympic Games which will be held in Beijing

Jing Jing is very famous because she is one of China's mascots for the 2008 Olympic Games which will be held in Beijing

Here she tucks into her honey and fruit cake. Yummy!

Here she tucks into her honey and fruit cake. Yummy!

Ooops! Jing Jing looks like she's got a piece of apple stuck between her teeth!

Ooops! Jing Jing looks like she's got a piece of apple stuck between her teeth!

After her party Jing Jing had a little rest - it's hard work eating all that panda birthday cake!

After her party Jing Jing had a little rest - it's hard work eating all that panda birthday cake!