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Twins Born at Bifeng Xia, China


Xi Mei from the Bifengxia Panda Centre has given birth to twins.

Xi Mei was mated back in early march with Lu Lu a 12 year old panda.
The cubs are the first to be born in China this year. The second cub in being kept in an incubator as is the practise when twins are born, and has been identified as being a female and weighing 154.2 grams (about 5.5 oz).

Xi Mei had twins in 2005 and 2006 she also had a single cub in 2009.

Congratulations to Xi Mei, and all the staff who look after her.

I think we're entering Baby Panda Season.