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Giant panda at zoo in Tokyo gives birth to a cub www3.nhk.or.jp

posted by  Yubi | 4 months, 1 week ago

A giant panda at Tokyo's Ueno Zoo, named Shin Shin, gave birth to a cub on Monday. The birth of a panda cub at Ueno Zoo is the first in 5 years.

The zoo observed copulations between Shin Shin and a male panda Ri Ri in late February.

Zoo officials had been preparing for Shin Shin's potential delivery since last month, when she started showing signs of pregnancy.


0 | #13056 by  Yubi | 4 months, 1 week ago
This is the most widely followed news in Japan over the last few days :o).
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0 | #13057 by  banzaitokyo | 4 months, 1 week ago
Appare Shin Shin!
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0 | #13058 by  Tanuki | 4 months, 1 week ago
The first couple of weeks are crucial; the previous cub could not make it. I wish this one does, and we have another panda to see!
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