Toronto Zoo panda has twins

Oct 14, 2015

Toronto Zoo panda has twins

The Toronto Zoo says a panda on loan from China has given birth to two cubs. The zoo said the cubs were born early Tuesday, weighing 115 grams (4.06 ounces) and just under 188 grams (6.63 ounces). Zoo staff say the cubs and their ...

Hong Kong expecting first ever panda birth

Oct 1, 2015

Hong Kong expecting first ever panda birth

It’s a happy moment that’s been a long time coming, but after years of trying, Hong Kong panda Ying Ying is finally expecting a cub, keepers said Thursday, a first ever for the southern Chinese city. The 10-year-old panda began showing signs of pregnancy ...

Giant panda gives birth to twins in Wakayama

Dec 3, 2014

Giant panda gives birth to twins in Wakayama

A giant panda in Shirahama, Wakayama Prefecture, has given birth to healthy twin cubs, zookeepers said Wednesday. Fourteen-year-old Rauhin gave birth to two females, each weighing 180 grams and measuring about 20 cm, on Tuesday night, according to officials at Adventure World, a theme ...

Aquarium chief dolphins' best friend

Oct 29, 2013

Aquarium chief dolphins' best friend

Right after the Great East Japan Earthquake struck in March 2011, Junichi Jingu, manager of exhibits at Marinepia Matsushima Aquarium, feared that he would never see its rare Commerson’s dolphins again. “The shaking was so strong that I thought the floors would collapse,” Jingu, ...

Shin Shin had a phantom pregnancy: Ueno panda experts

Aug 5, 2013

Shin Shin had a phantom pregnancy: Ueno panda experts

Specialists at Tokyo’s Ueno Zoo have concluded that giant panda Shin Shin, 8, experienced a phantom pregnancy, the zoo said Monday. According to the zoo, Shin Shin is back to normal after showing signs of pregnancy, including a lack of appetite and reduced activity, ...

Shin Shin the panda unlikely to be pregnant

Jun 26, 2013

Shin Shin the panda unlikely to be pregnant

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Shin Shin, the female giant panda at Ueno Zoo, is highly unlikely to be pregnant, officials at the Tokyo facility said Tuesday, saying she isn’t showing the conditions usually observed before pandas give birth. Shin Shin has been removed from public viewing since June ...