Yuan Yuan

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Baby Panda, Meet Your Mom

Yuan Yuan gets acquainted with Yuan Zai for first time

(Newser) - Having a rough day? Allow little Yuan Zai to help. A video from the Taipei Zoo shows the panda cub being reunited with mom Yuan Yuan for the first time since his birth on July 7, reports stuff.co.nz . The Huffington Post has more photos. (The UK is on... More »

Long Awaited Panda Cub Born in Taiwan

Female born to Yuan Yuan, a gift from China

(Newser) - A onetime gift from China to Taiwan is multiplying: Yuan Yuan , a 9-year-old female giant panda, gave birth to a female cub last night, reports the Global Times . She had been artificially inseminated in March, the seventh time in three years, and the unnamed female cub is her first. Beijing... More »

Taiwan Panda Keepers Seek Love Doc's Advice

Absence makes the heart grow fonder, expert counsels

(Newser) - Ahead of breeding season in February, the Taipei Zoo is soliciting expert advice for getting its two giant pandas in the mood. A researcher dispatched from their native China found Tuan Tuan and Yuan Yuan—presented last year as a symbol of thawing relations between the countries—just a little... More »

3 Pandas Missing in Quake

China flying food to more than 80 bears at reserve

(Newser) - Three giant pandas are missing from the famed Wolong panda reserve that was hit by the magnitude 7.9 earthquake last week in China, AFP reports. Emergency supplies of bamboo—the panda's staple—and apples are being flown into the area to help save the endangered animals. More than 80... More »

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