Giant panda gives birth to twins

2013-07-16 08:45
(Taipei Zoo, AP)

(Taipei Zoo, AP)

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Atlanta – A spokesperson for Zoo Atlanta says a giant panda named Lun Lun has given birth to twins.

Keisha Hines said Lun Lun gave birth on Monday evening, surprising zookeepers with the first twins born at Zoo Atlanta.

An ultrasound on 30 June determined Lun Lun was pregnant.

Lun Lun had been artificially inseminated in March and has been under 24-hour observation by a camera providing a live video feed.

Zookeepers aren't immediately sure of the genders of the cubs, and there is no immediate update on the condition of the mother or offspring.

- AP

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