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Baby panda twins make debut in Chongqin

http://english.ourpanda.com/   2017-02-14 17:00:00     

  A pair of giant panda twins who were born half year ago met with the public  for the first time at the municipal zoo in southwest China's Chongqing city.

  The baby pandas nicknamed Da Shuang and Xiao Shuang.They now weigh 189  grams and 110 grams respectively and are both in very good health condition.

  The panda twins met with visitors in their outdoor playground for the first  time on Sunday. Before that, they were living indoor and visitors could only see  them through monitors set in their chamber.

  Since the twins are not officially named yet, Chongqin zoo is now  collecting names for them from panda fans until the end of February.Fans who  have intention to give a vote can call the hotline or E-mail.The zoo authority  will choose 10 gourp in those collection and name their pandas with the first  three votes.

  Chongqing zoo started to breed giant pandas in 1960.It is earliest zoo that  is capable of breeding and exhibition. It now has 15 pandas.


YA’AN Ya'an is a prefecture-level city in the western part of Sichuan province, People's Republic of China, located just below the Tibetan Plateau.The first giant panda was found in Baoxing County of Ya'an; Ya'an is also the origin of Artificial planting tea of the world; Mengding Mountain in Mingshan County, has been keeping seven tea trees, which are believed to be the origins of tea, for more than 1,000 years.

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