Giant panda Liangbang births twins in Japan

16:06, August 12, 2010      

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A giant panda Liangbang gave birth to panda twins in a zoo in Japan on Aug. 11.

Liangbang was born in Japan to Meimei, a Chinese giant panda who was born in Chengdu. Liangbang has four brothers and sisters.


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With the help of Chinese and Japanese researchers, Liangbang mated with Yongming on March 28. After 130 days of gestation, the panda twins, including one male weighing 158 grams and one female weighing 123 grams, were born on the morning of Aug.11.

The Chinese and Japanese researchers have taken good care of the twins, and they are very healthy now.

By Wang Qianyuanxue, People's Daily Online

(Editor:王千原雪)

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