Mixed gen­der panda twins born

China Daily European Weekly - - News Digest -

This year’s first mixed gen­der panda twins were born in Sichuan province on June 5. Panda Ya Yun gave birth to the twins at the Chengdu Re­search Base of Gi­ant Panda Breed­ing. The fe­male cub weighed 135.3 grams and was born at 8:20 am. The male cub fol­lowed nine min­utes later, weigh­ing 148.8 grams. Ya Yun, born on Sept 10, 2010, is the youngest off­spring of Ya Ya, who was born on the day of the open­ing cer­e­mony of the Bei­jing Asian Games in 1990.

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