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Melania visits Great Wall, Beijing Zoo

First lady Melania TrumpMelania TrumpMelania spokeswoman calls for boycott of TI over video The Hill's 12:30 Report: Trump sends Pompeo to meet Saudi king | How Trump could work with a Dem House | Trump heads to Florida to view hurricane damage The Hill's Morning Report — Presented by the Coalition for Affordable Prescription Drugs — Trump travels to hurricane-ravaged Florida, Georgia MORE finished the solo portion of her trip to China on Friday with a visit to the Beijing Zoo.

While President TrumpDonald John TrumpKey takeaways from the Arizona Senate debate Major Hollywood talent firm considering rejecting Saudi investment money: report Mattis says he thought 'nothing at all' about Trump saying he may leave administration MORE continued on to Vietnam for the fourth leg of his 12-day Asia trip, the first lady spent some time at the Beijing Zoo's panda exhibit, getting the opportunity to interact behind the scenes with a panda "goodwill ambassador of the zoo" named Gu Gu, zoo director Li Xiaoguang told reporters.

As she arrived at the zoo on Friday, Trump was greeted by a group of school children waving Chinese and American flags. The children later sang for the first lady. 

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After leaving the zoo, Trump visited the Great Wall, where she took in the view from a watchtower.

"This is beautiful. This is amazing," she said, according to a pool report. 

In a statement issued at the conclusion of her trip to China, she thanked Chinese President Xi Jinping and his wife, Peng Liyuan, for their hospitality during the visit.

"This visit to China is something I will never forget,” the first lady said. “President Xi and Madame Peng were gracious hosts, and I was honored to participate in many cultural experiences and personal conversations. I believe both of our countries made great strides during this trip, and I look forward to future visits.”

President Trump said in a tweet on Friday that the first lady would next visit Alaska.