Two giant pandas on Sunday landed on their homeland in southwest China after prematurely finishing their stay at a Canadian zoo, as the COVID-19 pandemic disrupted their bamboo supply.
"Xiao Qi Ji," which translates into English as "little miracle," is the name given to the giant panda cub born three months ago in Washington, D.C., the zoo where he was born announced Monday.
A male giant panda cub has been born at a zoo in Western Japan's Wakayama Prefecture, local media reported Monday.
Americans will celebrate their newest giant panda cub by formally giving him a name on Monday, but they face a somber reality: The loan agreement of the newborn's parents, the bears who came to the National Zoo 20 years ago, will expire on Dec 7.
The panda was born on May 1, 2020 and is the first baby of Wu Wen and Xing Ya, who came to the Netherlands from China.
The female panda cub was born on July 20 this year at Everland in Yongin.
A new giant panda museum in southwest China's Sichuan Province entered trial operation Tuesday after over a year's construction.
Scientists sequenced a short fragment of the zinc finger protein gene, the zoo said in a release. "The X and Y chromosomes both have this gene, with slightly different DNA sequences," it explained.
Panda cubs celebrated their first birthday with cakes and presents at a party in Southwest China's Sichuan Province on September 16, 2020.
Legendary giant panda Lei Lei died at the age of 31 due to epileptic seizure on Wednesday, the China Giant Panda Conservation and Research Center announced on Thursday night through Sina Weibo.
A 3-year-old panda named Fu Xing, or Lucky Star, at the Beijing Zoo has attracted public attention recently because it's losing fur on its head.
Mei Xiang's cub, who was born earlier this month, is "growing nicely," Michael Brown-Palsgrove, curator of Asia Trail and giant pandas with the Smithsonian's National Zoo here, said on Monday.
An infrared camera in a nature reserve in northwest China's Gansu Province has captured wild pandas urinating on a tree to attract spouses.
Mei Xiang and her new cub appear to be "very healthy," Laurie Thompson, assistant curator of giant pandas with the Smithsonian's National Zoo here, told Xinhua on Saturday.
Mei Xiang, a 22-year-old giant panda who came to the United States in 2000, could deliver a cub－or cubs－in the next few days, the Smithsonian's National Zoo in Washington has announced, after imaging revealed what appeared to be a fetus.
A birthday party was held at a zoo in southwest China's Chongqing Municipality Sunday for a celebrity "granny panda" named Xinxing, who turned 38 this year.
The giant panda cub born in the Dutch Ouwehands Zoo has been named Fan Xing, the zoo in Rhenen, central Netherlands, announced on Friday.