fuckyeahgiantpanda: “ Panda mum Qi Zhen with one of her cubs in the Chengdu Panda Research Center. The Chengdu Panda reserve has been phenomenally successful at breeding pandas in captivity. The task...
It is called the giant panda to distinguish it from the unrelated red panda and is native to CW and SW China. It is easily recognized by its distinctive black patches around the eyes, ears and across its body. Though it belongs to the order Carnivora, the panda's diet is 99% bamboo. Pandas in the wild will occasionally eat other grasses, wild tubers or even meat in the form of birds, rodents or carrion. In captivity they may receive honey, eggs, fish, yams, shrub leaves, oranges or bananas.
She just wants to scoop up and cuddle both of her babies.
Lun Lun basically seems like she's never been as happy as she is holding her little dude. | This Panda Mom Is Adorably Obsessed With Her Babies
'Indescribably beautiful': Public names twin giant panda cubs
ATLANTA — The first twin giant panda cubs to be born in the United States and survive have been given names that come from a Chinese idiom meaning "something indescribably beautiful and magnificent," zoo officials in Atlanta said on Wednesday. The names — Mei Lun (pronounced "may loon") and Mei Huan (pronounced "may hwaan") — were announced when the male cubs reached 100 days old, in keeping