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Vienna's 2010 Giant Panda Cub is Weighed


With the two month old Austrian Giant Panda being better able to look after himself, Yang Yang has taken to leaving the cub alone for a couple of hours whilst she goes out and feeds.

The staff at the zoo took this opportunity to weigh him and give him a check over. He now weighs 4.5 KG (a little under 10 lbs) and seems to be in very good health.

Zoo officials have said the public will be able to help choose the cubs name, when they have an online vote.

Vienna is one of the closest zoo's with pandas to where I live and I hope to pay a visit to see him next year.