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Melania plays tourist as Trump departs Beijing

Melania plays tourist as Trump departs Beijing

At the Beijing Zoo, Melania Trump, the 47-year-old former model, fed a giant panda named Gu Gu and learned about his nutrition and training.

It's a girl! Gender of baby panda born in Tokyo revealed

It's a girl! Gender of baby panda born in Tokyo revealed

A panda born this month at Tokyo's Ueno Zoo is female, the zoo announced on Friday. Newly-released images show the tiny baby nestled against the side of her mother, Shin Shin, and also being measured by a worker.

Cuddly ambassadors spell panda-monium for Dutch zoo

Cuddly ambassadors spell panda-monium for Dutch zoo

The Netherlands will welcome its first giant pandas this week at a zoo fitted out with a pagoda-style enclosure as its new centrepiece, crowning 16 years of hard lobbying by Dutch animal lovers.

Belgium's first baby panda named 'Treasure of Heaven'

Belgium's first baby panda named 'Treasure of Heaven'

A Belgian zoo on Thursday finally named a baby giant panda three months after its birth, calling it "Tian Bao", which means "Treasure of Heaven" in Chinese.

Giant panda cub born in Vienna after zoo sets the right mood

Giant panda cub born in Vienna after zoo sets the right mood

A naturally conceived giant panda cub has been born in Vienna, the city's main zoo announced on Monday, a rare event that it said is unique in Europe to the Austrian capital.

Giant panda gives birth to twins in China

Giant panda gives birth to twins in China

A giant panda in China has given birth to two cubs, conservation authorities said, the first twins of the critically endangered species this year even though multiple births are common.

Rare giant panda born in Belgium

Rare giant panda born in Belgium

A giant panda has given birth in a Belgian zoo, a rare event for an endangered species that numbers fewer than 2,000 worldwide.