Pan­das make their de­but

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BEI­JING: Twenty-three sleepy panda cubs made their first pub­lic appearance on Thurs­day at a breed­ing base in China as part of Na­tional Day celebrations.

The cubs, aged between one and four months, lay on their bel­lies, oc­ca­sion­ally ex­ert­ing just a lit­tle ef­fort to crawl a few cen­time­tres for­ward.

China cel­e­brates its Na­tional Day to­day. – Reuters

PIC­TURE: REUTERS

About 23 gi­ant pan­das born in 2016 are seen on a dis­play at the Chengdu Re­search Base of Gi­ant Panda Breed­ing in Chengdu, Sichuan province, China.

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