Ling Ling Dead Dead

4/30/2008 10:33 AM PDT

Ling Ling Dead Dead

Tokyo's most famous zoo critter, Ling Ling, has taken the panda express to that great bamboo plant in the sky.

Officials say Japan's only giant panda died of old age in his cage yesterday. At 22, Ling Ling was the equivalent of a 70-year-old human.