Panda gifted by China gives birth to second cub in Taiwan | AFP

A giant panda gifted by China to Taiwan has given birth to a second female cub after being artificially inseminated. The unnamed cub, weighing 186 grammes, was born on Sunday after a five-hour labour, the zoo said. The mother Yuan Yuan and her partner Tuan Tuan have been top attractions since arriving from China in 2008 as a symbol of what were then warm relations between the two sides.

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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.