Vienna Zoo welcomes Yuan Yuan, its new male panda resident

Welcome Yuan Yuan! A new male Panda has arrived at the Schoenbrunn Zoo in Vienna this week from China. He is 19 year old and was chosen as a new partner for the 18 year old female Panda Yang Yang.

Panda celebrates birthday in Malaysia with carrot and ice cake

A giant panda born in a Malaysian zoo celebrates her first birthday with a cake made of ice in front of adoring visitors.

Panda cub makes first public appearance at Malaysia zoo

Scores of panda lovers visit a zoo in Kuala Lumpur for the first public viewing of a cub, the second born in the Southeast Asian country in less than three years. IMAGES

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Tokyo’s baby panda turns three months old

Panda cub in Japan turns three months old. It’s the first panda to be born in Tokyo’s Ueno zoo in five years.

Panda gives birth to twins at French zoo, one cub dies

There is joy and pain for French zookeepers as their female panda gives birth to twins, but one dies soon afterwards.

Panda at French zoo expecting… twins!

French zoo officials were doubly delighted on learning that their pregnant panda is expecting not one but two cubs at the weekend. A final scan has revealed that Huan Huan, who is on loan to Beauval zoo in central France from China with her male partner Yuan Zi, is expecting twins.

Panda gets special birthday cake at Berlin Zoo

Male panda Jiao Qing, who was recently sent from China to Berlin together with female panda Meng Meng, on Saturday celebrated his seventh birthday with a special cake prepared by the zookeepers.

Panda diplomacy: Merkel and Xi present two pandas in Berlin

Chancellor Angela Merkel and Chinese President Xi Jinping, unveil to the public two pandas Meng Meng and Jiao Qing in the Berlin Zoo, two days before the G20 summit of world leaders hosted by Germany. Famed for its “panda diplomacy”, China has dispatched its national treasure to only about a dozen countries as a symbol of close relations. IMAGES

Panda mania hits Germany as China’s cuddly envoys arrive

Meng Meng and Jiao Qing, a pair of highly-anticipated furry ambassadors from China, arrive at Berlin’s Schönefeld airport, accompanied by two Chinese panda specialists, the Berlin Zoo’s chief vet and a tonne of bamboo. The pair are poised to be Berlin zoo’s new stars, and have been dispatched as a symbol of close relations between China and Germany.