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

Giant Panda Yang Yang and her newborn cub are seen in this still frame taken from a surveillance camera footage, in a breeding box inside their enclosure at Schoenbrunn Zoo in ViennaA 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. Getting the shy, bamboo-eating mammals to mate is a famously difficult task, so much so that breeding centers usually turn to artificial insemination instead. "As far as giant pandas are concerned, Vienna is obviously fertile ground," Vienna's Schoenbrunn Zoo, set in the landscaped gardens of a former imperial summer residence, said in a statement.

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August 8, 2016 12:06 pm

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