This is the second U.S.-China animated co-production for an original feature, the first for a theatrical feature. The first one was In Search of Santa (2004). See more »
Dr. Zara calls her jerboa, Duchess, an albino, but Duchess has black eyes and a true albino would have red eyes. However, this could be an intentional error, as well as foreshadowing, due to the fact that Dr. Zara is not really a biologist. See more »
I have blueberries in places where blueberries shouldn't be.
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Still pictures are shown through the credits showing life after the story shown in the film, featuring shots of Yi, Jin, Peng, Yi's mother, and Nai Nai all growing closer. Also included are shots of Mr. Burnish, the whooping snake, and the jerboa, which all culminate in the film's credits ending on a photo of Yi, her mother, and Nai Nai at the Leshan Budha. Finally, there's a small stinger featuring the whooping snake. See more »