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  1. News - China

    Liver problem to blame for panda cub death, says US zoo

    Posted Oct 12th 2012, 11:18am by Agence France-Presse in Beijing

    ... Agencies in Washington and Beijing National Zoo scientists have determined a 6-day-old giant panda cub’s death last month wasn’t momma bear’s fault, and life was returning to normal ... Murray. After a full necropsy, scientists found the tiny female cub’s lungs hadn’t fully developed and likely weren’t sending enough oxygen to the liver. The cub was possibly born prematurely. Zoo ...

  2. Cuddly couple win over island hearts

    Posted Dec 24th 2008, 12:00am by Lawrence Chung

    ... of their lives. But the two apparently adapted well. They were seen in video footage provided by Taipei Zoo chewing on their food heartily and playing together. The more adventurous Tuan Tuan took his ... finally being let out of the cage. But she soon joined him in exploring and sharing their bamboo meal. Footage of the pair, broadcast live in Taiwan, charmed islanders. Zoo spokesman Jason Chin ...

  3. Lai See

    Posted Apr 02nd 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... an expose on two 'pandas' donated by the mainland to the Taipei Zoo last year that were in fact revealed to be Wenzhou brown forest bears whose fur had been dyed black-and-white. The paper quoted the zoo's head of 'ursidae ex-procyonidae care' saying she became suspicious when the 'pandas'- Tuan Tuan and Yuan Yuan- began to spend almost all of their waking ...

  4. Zoo staff fear developer's land grab

    Posted Jun 11th 2006, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... an amusement park in Shenzhen suffered a setback as staff of the city's zoo staged a protest yesterday after learning they had to make way for the project. About 800 staff members of the Shenzhen ... seen many zoos in big cities closed to make way for property developments. At least 16 mainland cities have had to relocate or close their zoos. Many animals have to be either sold or killed ...

  5. City ready to accept offer of pandas

    Posted Apr 26th 2008, 12:00am by Lawrence Chung

    ... to the mainland in 2005. Mr Hau said Taipei had sent zoo workers and experts to the mainland to learn how to take care of the pandas and had built a panda house worth more than NT$250 million (HK$64.3 ...

  6. A bad week for...

    Posted Jul 15th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Toshimitsu Doi The director of Ueno zoo in Tokyo was moved to tears when announcing that its week-old panda cub had died of pneumonia. Regular programming was interrupted by news flashes reporting the death of the cub, whose birth had cheered a nation still recovering from last year's tsunami disaster. The baby was born to Shin Shin and her mate Ri Ri, who were leased from ...

  7. News - World

    Briefs, September 24, 2012

    Posted Sep 24th 2012, 12:00am by AGENCIES

    ... Panda cub dies a week after its birth in US zoo WASHINGTON- A baby giant panda born just one week ago at the National Zoo in the US capital has died. The cause of the death was not known. Veterinarians said there was no outward sign of trauma, no outward sign of infection, and the cub was "in good body condition" weighing just under 100 grams. Mei Xiang, on loan to the zoo from ...

  8. The names that spell abundant happiness

    Posted Apr 27th 2007, 12:00am by Dennis Eng

    ... Dennis Eng What's in a name? A lot, if you're a panda. History, geography, diplomacy as well as personal traits often are represented by the names of the endangered species. At the San Diego Zoo in California, one of only four zoos in the US with pandas on loan from the mainland, Bai Yun, or 'White Cloud', gave birth to Hua Mei in 1999 after artificial ...



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