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 ...

Milwaukee zoo visitors get first glimpse of red panda cub

MILWAUKEE (AP) — The public is getting its first glimpse of new red panda cub at the Milwaukee County Zoo. Kiki made her first public appearance Friday. She was born in June to fathe...

Giant panda Yuan Zai celebrates 5th birthday at Taipei Zoo

Taipei Zoo threw a party Friday to celebrate the fifth birthday of Yuan Zai, the first giant panda to be born in Taiwan. Yuan Zai was born at the zoo on July 6, 2013 and has been a big attraction e...

California zoo vets raising neglected baby red panda

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — The newest furry member of the Sacramento Zoo is relying on human care after her mother started neglecting the tiny red panda. Sacramento Zoo spokeswoman La...

Baby panda born in Malaysia zoo makes media appearance

KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP) — A baby panda born in a Malaysian zoo five months ago has made her first media appearance. The female panda, which has not yet been named, is the second ...

AP PHOTOS: Editor selections from the past week in Asia

Muslims around the region gathered this week to protest Donald Trump's decision to recognize Jerusalem as Israel's capital. In other images from the Asia-Pacific region this week, Ro...

Review: New glorious nature documentary shouldn't be missed

You think your day was rough? At least you didn't have to outrace an army of slithering snakes on your first day. Or cross a swollen river filled with hungry predators. Or, despite being exhausted, br...

French zoo works to keep alive panda cub after its twin died

PARIS (AP) — Chinese giant panda experts and French zookeepers are working to ensure a panda cub's survival after its twin died during the first-ever birth of the rare animal in France. ...

Tokyo to begin seeking names for star giant panda cub

TOKYO (AP) — Tokyo is preparing to start collecting ideas later this week for naming a new giant panda cub born at its Ueno zoo. The zoo, Japan's oldest, has not shown the cub direct...

Taipei Zoo's giant panda Yuan Zai turns four

TAIPEI (Taiwan News)-- Taipei Zoo organized a birthday party on Thursday for the giant panda Yuan Zai at the first floor of the Giant Panda House, celebrating the zoo’s superstar’s four-ye...

Taipei Zoo panda Yuan Zai to celebrate 4th birthday

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Yuan Zai (圓仔), the first panda born in Taiwan, will mark his fourth birthday with a party on July 6, the Taipei Zoo announced Friday. The female animal, whose name can ...

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ASIA: MALAYSIA-NORTH KOREA KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia — The two women suspected of fatally poisoning a scion of North Korea's ruling family were trained to coat their h...

US-born panda Bao Bao lands in China after leaving DC zoo

BEIJING (AP) — Bao Bao, an American-born panda cub, has arrived in China after leaving the National Zoo in Washington. The 3-year-old panda landed in Chengdu in central China on Wedn...

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ASIA: MALAYSIA-NORTH KOREA — Determining whether poison killed the half brother of North Korea's leader in a busy airport is proving difficult for Malaysian officials, who say that a...