Panda

Sex the only option to cure this female panda's bad walking habit

Sex the only option to cure this female panda's bad walking habit

 They have planned to introduce her to a four-year-old male panda, three years elder to her, in the hope that romance will help her with the frustrations associated with life in captivity

Oct 27, 2017, 17:03 PM IST
High hopes for Australian bid to breed panda cubs

High hopes for Australian bid to breed panda cubs

Giant pandas are notoriously clumsy at mating, with males said to be bad at determining when a female is in the right frame of mind and often befuddled at knowing what to do next.

Sep 25, 2017, 18:32 PM IST
Blooming lovely! Japan zoo names baby panda after flowers

Blooming lovely! Japan zoo names baby panda after flowers

Shin Shin gave birth at Tokyo's Ueno zoo on June 12, when Xiang Xiang weighed a fragile 100 grams and was tiny enough to fit into a human palm.

Sep 25, 2017, 14:23 PM IST
World's oldest captive panda 'Basi' dies at 37

World's oldest captive panda 'Basi' dies at 37

Basi was given an emotional send-off by her handlers - The Straits Giant Panda Research and Exchange Center in southeastern China, where she lived for 33 years.

Sep 14, 2017, 14:15 PM IST
Surviving baby panda in 'perfect health' says French zoo

Surviving baby panda in 'perfect health' says French zoo

There was joy and pain Friday as the zoo's only female panda gave birth to twins, but one died soon afterwards.

Aug 06, 2017, 10:25 AM IST
23-year-old giant panda gives birth to twins in China

23-year-old giant panda gives birth to twins in China

Haizi became pregnant after mating with a panda called Yibao in April.

Aug 04, 2017, 16:20 PM IST
China: 15-year-old panda raised in captivity gives birth after mating in the wild!

China: 15-year-old panda raised in captivity gives birth after mating in the wild!

Cao Cao has already mothered 6 cubs – including two pairs of twins – and was the first one to be chosen for the pilot breeding program.

Aug 02, 2017, 08:58 AM IST
Tokyo zoo is celebrating; confirms new baby panda is a girl!

Tokyo zoo is celebrating; confirms new baby panda is a girl!

The new unnamed cub and her 11-month-old mother, Shin Shin, are being carefully monitored round the clock.

Jun 23, 2017, 13:48 PM IST
Panda gives birth at Tokyo zoo five years after first cub's death

Panda gives birth at Tokyo zoo five years after first cub's death

Shin Shin, Ueno Zoo`s 11-year-old giant panda, began pacing her cage and showing other signs of agitation late on Saturday, prompting keepers to keep watch around the clock.

Jun 12, 2017, 17:22 PM IST
China traces whereabouts of panda released into the wild three years ago

China traces whereabouts of panda released into the wild three years ago

Zhang Xiang is a female giant panda born on August 20, 2011.

Apr 11, 2017, 00:02 AM IST
Look, who visited Chulina – The giant panda cub at Madrid zoo in Spain

Look, who visited Chulina – The giant panda cub at Madrid zoo in Spain

Chulina, the giant panda cub, has been captured playing with her mother Hua Zuiba outside the panda enclosure at Madrid Zoo in Madrid, Spain, April 5, 2017.

Apr 06, 2017, 16:29 PM IST
Washington zoo gears up to send off giant panda Bao Bao

Washington zoo gears up to send off giant panda Bao Bao

In addition, a ceremony will be organised by the zoo on February 21, to bid farewell to Bao Bao.

Feb 16, 2017, 11:13 AM IST
Pan Pan, world's oldest male panda passes away at 31 in China

Pan Pan, world's oldest male panda passes away at 31 in China

An earlier report said he was in a "nursing home" for elderly pandas, and though he was very thin he was keeping in good spirits.

Dec 28, 2016, 22:42 PM IST
Dramatic rescue at China's Wolong nature reserve - This is how workers save giant panda from drowning! (Watch)

Dramatic rescue at China's Wolong nature reserve - This is how workers save giant panda from drowning! (Watch)

The 4-year-old female panda was struggling to stay afloat after it accidentally fell into the water at Wolong National Natural Reserve in Southwest China's Sichuan province.

 

Nov 03, 2016, 13:32 PM IST
Jia Jia - World's oldest giant panda in captivity dies at 38

Jia Jia - World's oldest giant panda in captivity dies at 38

Jia Jia, whose name meant "good", was a gift from the Chinese government to Hong Kong in 1999, on the occasion of the second anniversary of the former British colony's handover to the mainland.

Oct 17, 2016, 12:07 PM IST
Good news for wildlife lovers! Giant panda no longer an 'endangered' species

Good news for wildlife lovers! Giant panda no longer an 'endangered' species

On Sunday, the World Wildlife Fund announced that the giant panda is no longer considered an endangered species.

Sep 05, 2016, 12:44 PM IST
Watch: Chinese Panda gives birth to a rare cub in Belgium zoo!

Watch: Chinese Panda gives birth to a rare cub in Belgium zoo!

As per zoo officials this is an extremely rare event as pandas normally loose sexual appetite in captivity and therefore do not find it comfortable to mate inside the cage.

Jun 04, 2016, 23:13 PM IST
'Dead panda' scare over animal gifted to Taiwan by China

'Dead panda' scare over animal gifted to Taiwan by China

As the story spread, Taipei Zoo insisted Tuan Tuan and his fellow pandas were very much alive.

May 16, 2016, 18:50 PM IST
World’s only brown panda survives minus 30 degree Celcius in China!

World’s only brown panda survives minus 30 degree Celcius in China!

Qi Zai, the six-year-old male, is the world’s only completely brown panda, found among a colony of pandas with some brown in their coats.

Feb 29, 2016, 14:17 PM IST
Giant panda cub named Tintin in China zoo

Giant panda cub named Tintin in China zoo

Born at the zoo on August 30, Tintin is the fifth and only male cub of the mother Yaya. He now weighs 9.2 kg.  

Feb 05, 2016, 12:02 PM IST