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 ...

Nov 22, 2016

Tokyo commuters and other travelers rattled by quake

Tuesday morning's powerful earthquake may have been centered off the Tohoku coast, but it also had an impact on Tokyo, where disruptions in train services left commuters and other travelers stranded. At JR Ueno Station, people wanting to travel to Tohoku formed long lines to ...

Ueno Zoo to draw curtain on pandas angling to mate

Mar 7, 2013

Ueno Zoo to draw curtain on pandas angling to mate

Two giant pandas will be removed from public view Thursday because they appear to have entered the mating season, Tokyo's Ueno Zoo said Wednesday. The zoo added that it will decide within about two weeks whether to start showing the 7-year-old mammals again. On Monday, panda ...