Taipei Zoo's giant panda gives birth to second cub

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Taipei Zoo's giant panda welcomed her second baby on Sunday (June 28). The giant panda Yuanyuan (圓圓) gave birth to her second cub You Zai (幼仔) after suffering five ...

Shrieks of excitement as panda cub makes video appearance

THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) — Little shrieks of excitement highlighted the fist video appearance by the tiny cub of a giant panda at a Dutch zoo on Tuesday, a sure sign it now stood a solid chance of ...

Patter of tiny paws: Giant panda gives birth at Dutch zoo

THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) — A giant panda loaned by China to a Dutch zoo as part of a breeding pair has given birth to a cub, the zoo announced Saturday. The mother, Wu Wen, and he...

Berlin zoo's panda twins take their 1st public tumbles

BERLIN (AP) — Pit and Paule, the new star attractions at Berlin's zoo, have made their first foray into the limelight, climbing and tumbling around their cub-proof indoor enclosure to the delight of t...

Berlin zoo reveals names, gender of their 2 panda twin cubs

BERLIN (AP) — Berlin Zoo's giant panda twins finally have names: Meng Xiang and Meng Yuan — desired dream and fulfilled dream. According to Chinese tradition, the two cubs were given...

Bei Bei arrives at giant panda base in China’s Sichuan

BEIJING (AP) — The giant panda Bei Bei has arrived in southwest Sichuan province from his birthplace of Washington, where he spent the first four years of his life. State broadcaster...

Bei Bei, an American-born panda, leaves Washington for China

WASHINGTON (AP) — A specially equipped Boeing 777 jet took off from Dulles International Airport on Tuesday carrying a true Washington celebrity: Bei Bei, a 4-year-old giant panda. V...

Grin and bear it: Berlin panda gets CT scan for kidney exam

BERLIN (AP) — A Berlin zoo says a giant panda whose twin cubs have captured international attention has undergone a CT scan after veterinarians discovered one of his kidneys was smaller than the other...

A panda is the mascot for the 2020 Beijing Winter Olympics

BEIJING (AP) — A smiling panda and a walking Chinese lantern will be the mascots for the 2022 Winter Olympics and Paralympics in Beijing. The mascots were revealed Tuesday at a cerem...

Popular panda on loan from China dies in Thai zoo

BANGKOK (AP) — Zoo staff in northern Thailand have donned black and white clothing and observed a minute of silence to mourn the sudden death of their popular male giant panda, who was on a long-term ...

Berlin panda babies thriving _ and cute _ at 2 weeks old

BERLIN (AP) — Berlin's zoo says giant panda twins born two weeks ago are thriving and already showing signs of how they'll look once they mature, with black ears and black rings around their tiny eyes...

Giant panda shocked by electric fence in Scotland

LONDON (AP) — A giant panda has learned the hard way that his new enclosure is protected by an electric fence. Visitors at Edinburgh Zoo were worried Tuesday after watching male pand...

All-white panda caught on camera in Chinese nature reserve

BEIJING (AP) — A rare all-white giant panda has been photographed for what a Chinese nature reserve says is the first time. Wolong National Nature Reserve released a photo showing th...

Chinese official hands over new panda to Vienna zoo

VIENNA (AP) — A senior Chinese official has officially handed over a 19-year-old male giant panda to Vienna's Schoenbrunn zoo. Yuan Yuan arrived in Vienna last month and has spent th...

Vienna zoo gets male panda as partner for longtime resident

BERLIN (AP) — A 19-year-old male giant panda has arrived at Vienna's Schoenbrunn zoo, more than two years after his predecessor died. Yuan Yuan, who arrived on Tuesday evening, was c...