Watch a giant panda give birth

Giant Panda
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Pandas are extraordinary creatures but are unfortunately endangered and very difficult to breed. Mainly due to the fact that their conception period is only 2 to 3 days per year! That's why every little panda that's born is important and precious.

Take a look at how Yuan Yuan, a giant panda, gave birth to her little cub at Chengdu Panda Base in China.

Panda fun facts

- A fully grown panda can be more than 4 feet tall and weigh anything from 100kg to 150kg.
- A newborn panda cub generally weighs between 85g and 140g. So tiny!
- Did you know that you can adopt a panda? Find out more on the World Wildlife Fund website.

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