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PANDAS

Japan Times
JAPAN
May 31, 2019
Loan period for Ueno zoo's crowd-pulling giant panda cub Xiang Xiang extended until end of 2020
Xiang Xiang, a giant panda cub that has been drawing huge crowds at a Tokyo's Ueno zoo, will return to China by the end of 2020, Tokyo Gov. Yuriko Koike said Friday.
Japan Times
JAPAN
Jan 8, 2019
Life of a panda breeder in Japan is no walk in the park
Despite the workload and responsibility, being a giant panda breeder at a zoo is something 37-year-old Kimiyo Shintani takes great pride in.
Japan Times
JAPAN
Dec 17, 2018
'Saihin' wins out in Wakayama zoo's competition to name giant panda cub
A female giant panda born at a zoo in Wakayama Prefecture has been named Saihin, the zoo announced Monday.
Japan Times
JAPAN
Oct 20, 2018
China and Japan set to agree on panda lease during Abe's visit
China and Japan are expected to reach a broad agreement on panda leasing during Prime Minister Shinzo Abe's visit to Beijing next week, bilateral sources said Friday.
Japan Times
JAPAN
Aug 16, 2018
Female panda born at Wakayama's Adventure World zoo in western Japan
A female giant panda was born at a zoo in the town of Shirahama, Wakayama Prefecture, the facility's operator said Wednesday.
Japan Times
ASIA PACIFIC / Science & Health
Mar 8, 2018
China to create massive panda nature reserve: China Daily
China's Sichuan provincial government has secured 10 billion yuan ($1.58 billion) in funding over the next five years for a planned Giant Panda National Park, three times the size of the U.S. Yellowstone National Park, China Daily reported Thursday.
Japan Times
JAPAN
Feb 1, 2018
1,200 line up to see panda cub in Tokyo as display limits eased
Around 1,200 people lined up on Thursday morning at Tokyo's Ueno Zoo to see giant panda cub Xiang Xiang and mother Shin Shin, as a first-come, first-served system for viewing the animals kicked off.
Japan Times
JAPAN
Jan 13, 2018
Ueno Zoo to make panda-viewing easier with new system and extended hours
Ueno Zoo will replace its lottery system for viewing popular cub Xiang Xiang with one that favors early birds.
Japan Times
JAPAN
Dec 20, 2017
Japan's retailers harness panda power
A giant panda cub made her public debut at Japan's oldest zoo in Tokyo on Tuesday, and naturally retailers saw a golden opportunity in black-and-white souvenirs.
Japan Times
JAPAN
Nov 30, 2017
Ueno Zoo to use lottery system for tickets to view panda cub
The Tokyo Metropolitan Government said Thursday that visitors to Ueno Zoo wishing to see its 6-month old panda cub in December and January will be selected at random from those who apply.
Japan Times
JAPAN
Nov 28, 2017
Tokyo's new panda cub to get time in the spotlight starting next month
The giant panda cub born in June at Tokyo's Ueno Zoo is scheduled to be shown to the public beginning next month, with throngs of visitors expected to line up for a glimpse of the critter.
Japan Times
JAPAN
Oct 16, 2017
With panda cub set for public debut, Ueno Zoo may take lead on smoking ban
Tokyo's Ueno Zoo is contemplating a complete smoking ban before female giant panda cub Xiang Xiang goes on public view in December — the first Tokyo zoo to do so, its operator said.
Japan Times
JAPAN
Oct 1, 2017
Panda cub Xiang Xiang adding weight and getting longer, checkup on 110th day shows
Xiang Xiang, the female giant panda born in June at Japan's oldest zoo, is growing well and has added 900 grams in 10 days, Ueno Zoo said Sunday.
Japan Times
JAPAN
Sep 20, 2017
At 100 days old, Ueno Zoo's panda cub takes a few wobbly steps
The 100-day-old baby giant panda at Tokyo's Ueno Zoo can now take a few wobbly steps on its own, according to photographs and a video released by the zoo on Wednesday.
Japan Times
JAPAN
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.
Japan Times
BUSINESS
Aug 5, 2017
Panda-themed Adventure World express debuts in Osaka
A Kuroshio limited express train led by a car with a panda face debuted Saturday in Osaka to lure tourists to Adventure World, the giant wildlife theme park in Wakayama Prefecture where the popular animals are on show.
Japan Times
JAPAN
Feb 27, 2017
Panda pair at Ueno Zoo confirmed to have mated
Hope for a new baby panda grew Monday as officials confirmed that a pair of giant pandas at Ueno Zoo in Tokyo had mated for the first time in four years.
Japan Times
JAPAN
Feb 22, 2017
Ueno Zoo panda pair off-limits to public as female in heat
Tokyo's Ueno Zoo halted public viewing of two giant pandas on Wednesday after it emerged female panda Shin Shin appears to be in heat.
Japan Times
WORLD
Nov 24, 2016
Vienna Zoo's twin panda cubs named Fu Feng and Fu Ban at no-show ceremony
Twin panda cubs born at Vienna's Schoenbrunn Zoo last summer were officially named Fu Feng and Fu Ban at a ceremony on Wednesday — although they were still too small to be there themselves.
Japan Times
WORLD
Aug 24, 2016
New pair on the way for mother of only giant panda twins in U.S.
The mother of the only giant panda twins in the United States may soon deliver a second set of twins, Zoo Atlanta said on Tuesday, capping off an eventful month for lovers of the fluffy black and white bears across the globe.

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