Sun, 16 Aug 2020

Photo taken on June 28, 2020 shows the newborn giant panda cub delivered by giant panda Yuan Yuan at Taipei Zoo in Taipei, southeast China's Taiwan. (Taipei Zoo/Handout via Xinhua)

TAIPEI, June 29 (Xinhua) -- Giant panda Yuan Yuan, one of a panda pair from the Chinese mainland, gave birth to her second cub at Taipei Zoo at 1:53 p.m. Sunday, the city zoo said.

It took Yuan Yuan more than five hours to deliver the cub.

According to the zoo, Yuan Yuan received artificial insemination from Tuan Tuan, the male panda, on Feb. 26 and 27, and over the past few days she has shown signs of pregnancy, such as eating less.

The panda pair, who arrived in Taipei in December 2008, had their first cub, a female, on July 6, 2013.

Photo taken on June 28, 2020 shows the newborn giant panda cub delivered by giant panda Yuan Yuan at Taipei Zoo in Taipei, southeast China's Taiwan. (Taipei Zoo/Handout via Xinhua)

A staff member feeds the newborn cub delivered by giant panda Yuan Yuan at Taipei Zoo in Taipei, southeast China's Taiwan, June 28, 2020. (Taipei Zoo/Handout via Xinhua)■


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