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Panda 'pregnant' after Tian Tian replaced by randy spaniel

Edinburgh zoo is celebrating their first panda pregnancy, after doctors substituted the female with a spaniel in heat.

Tian Tian had initially appeared reluctant to mate with the male panda, Yang Guang. 178 more words


Eating like a Singaporean

I can’t think of a bad meal I ate in Singapore and, despite popular belief, it was completely affordable. The committee who recently named Singapore… 219 more words


Will we hear patter of tiny panda feet? Hope for Edinburgh Zoo pandas as mating season approaches

It’s that time of year again: panda mating season.

The greatest will they/won’t they since Ross and Rachel in Friends has come to the fore once more, with zoo keepers closely monitoring Britain’s only panda couple as mating season approaches. 118 more words


Chief Executive's Blog

Good afternoon

As we are about to move into April, I thought it might be about time for a giant panda breeding season update. As you may know, earlier this year we again began to collect urine samples from Tian Tian to analyse for two key hormones – progesterone and oestrogen. 573 more words