Panda cub at Ueno Zoo to be named by the public

Jul 12, 2017

Panda cub at Ueno Zoo to be named by the public

The female panda cub born a month ago at Ueno Zoological Gardens in Tokyo is set to be named by the public, with the Tokyo Metropolitan Government planning to accept suggestions from July 28.The name will be decided in September when the cub turns ...

Giant panda at Ueno zoo showing signs of pregnancy

May 19, 2017

Giant panda at Ueno zoo showing signs of pregnancy

A female giant panda at Tokyo’s Ueno zoo has shown signs of being pregnant, including reduced appetite and longer sleeping times, the zoo’s operator said.If 11-year-old Shin Shin does give birth, the cub will be the first giant panda born at Ueno Zoological Gardens ...

Zoo in Wakayama marks 15th panda birth

Sep 18, 2016

Zoo in Wakayama marks 15th panda birth

A giant panda at a zoo in Wakayama Prefecture gave birth to a female cub early Sunday, the zoo operator said, bringing the total number of pandas born there to 15.The 24-cm-long baby panda weighed 197 grams, and both the cub and mother Rauhin, ...