Latest Giant pandas News

Panda cubs at Tokyo zoo get their names, to debut in January

Oct. 08, 2021 05:26 AM EDT

TOKYO (AP) — Giant panda twins born at Tokyo’s Ueno Zoo in June got their names Friday — Lei Lei for the female cub, and Xiao Xiao for her brother. They were chosen from hundreds of thousands of suggestions sent from fans around Japan. The twin cubs, which were...

Wiggling twin panda cubs are born at the Madrid Zoo

Sep. 06, 2021 12:06 PM EDT

MADRID (AP) — Madrid’s panda family grew Monday with the birth of twin cubs, a boost to the popular species that is considered China's national treasure. The twins were born to their mother, Hua Zuiba, and father, Bing Xing, a pair of giant pandas on loan from China,...

Giant panda in French zoo gives birth to 'lively' twin girls

Aug. 02, 2021 21:16 PM EDT

PARIS (AP) — A giant panda on loan to France from China gave birth to female twin cubs early Monday, a French zoo announced, declaring “they are very lively, pink and plump.” The Beauval Zoo, south of Paris, said the twins were born shortly after 1 a.m. They weigh...