Tuesday, August 12, brought the good news to all fans of pandas. Scientists from Edinburgh Zoo have confirmed that the information contained there is a female panda pregnant, while in China it became known about the birth of three kids in the giant panda with a local safari park, writes British Metro .
Tian Tian, a female giant panda only in the UK, is to bring the offspring later this month, said the Edinburgh Zoo, which contains animal. However, pregnancy is the result of artificial insemination, which had to be performed after an unsuccessful attempt to reduce it to the male by the name of Yang Guang.
Iain Valentine, director of conservation of giant pandas at the Royal Zoological Society of Scotland, said: “Recent data suggest that Tian Tian is pregnant, the embryo was successfully implanted in the uterus and stuck. Probably, it will bring the end of the month offspring.”
However, writes in his Twitter Channel 4 reporter Jennifer Rigby is still unknown who will have a newborn baby: Tian-Tian, like most pandas in zoos around the world, is located in Edinburgh on loan. Under the agreement, usually all the progeny of such animals also belongs to China.
At the same time became aware of the birth of three cubs panda of Chinese safari park Chimelong. It is reported that this is the first reported case, when a female captive, surviving triplets.
Recall that China has long practiced sending pandas in different countries in order to establish good relations. This tradition was even named ” panda diplomacy “. At the same time China nurseries never sell bamboo bears in zoos in other countries. Supposed to only rent and mandatory return animals to their homeland after the expiry. Thus for pandas watch the Chinese experts who have the right to take away the animals to their homeland if they will feel bad. This condition is the lease contract can also be used to influence a partner if necessary.