CHENGDU, June 20 -- A giant panda named Yali gave birth to twins on June 20, Monday in Chengdu City, capital of Sichuan Province in Southwest China. The first cub was delivered at 5:52 a.m. weighed 144 grams; and the second was delivered at 6:02 a.m. weighed 113 grams. The female cubs are the first twins this year in the world.


HONG KONG, June 2, Xinhua -- It's breakfast time! Hong Kong Ocean Park's female giant panda Jia Jia moved slowly from its den to an area resembling its natural habitat to enjoy its meal. Visitors got ready with their cameras to snap this leisure moment of the oldest captivepanda in the world.

Old giant pandas are vulnerable to seasonal health problems in summer. As Hong Kong's temperature started to climb on Tuesday, when the first Very Hot Weather Warning of this year was issued, Ocean Park's animal care team is paying extra attention to the pandas to make sure that they are staying well.

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CHENGDU, June 1, Xinhua -- A panda cub is fed at the Chengdu Panda Breeding Research Center in Chengdu, capital of southwest China's Sichuan Province, May 29, 2016.

thumb Giant Panda - 6.2 Panda cub born in SW China1

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SICHUAN, May 19, Xinhua -- Actress Zhou Xun visited the base of giant panda in Sichuan province on May 19, 2016.

thumb Giant Panda - 5.20 Zhou Xun visits base of giant panda in Sichuan

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CHENGDU, May 12, Chinadaily -- The protection base, sponsored by the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region, officially started operation Wednesday. It will be used for breeding, reproduction, wildness trainings and scientific studies of giant pandas.

thumb Giant panda - 5.13 Wolong National Nature Reserve officially operates in Sichuan

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