Wakayama zoo celebrates baby panda Yuihin's first birthday

Sep 18, 2017

Wakayama zoo celebrates baby panda Yuihin's first birthday

A birthday party for 1-year-old female panda Yuihin was held Monday at Adventure World theme park in Tanabe, Wakayama Prefecture. Zoo workers gave Yuihin a birthday gift of a pink ice cake shaped into a "1." Yuihin, weighing 26.6 kg, has grown well and already has ...

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 ...