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Scientists Building Skills

Scientists from CCRCGP recently had a visit with David Kersey, PhD, a renowned reproductive biologist from Western University of Health Sciences in Pomona, CA. Kersey played a major role in artificially inseminating (AI) Zoo Atlanta’s Lun Lun, who gave birth to twins in July. The scientists traveled to the U.S. to learn more about hormone analysis,

New Panda Babies in Atlanta

/ by Pandas International Lun Lun, a 15-year-old giant panda, gave birth to twin males on July 15, 2013. The first of the tiny duo arrived at 6:21 p.m., and his twin followed at 6:23 p.m. The cubs are the first giant pandas to be born in the U.S. in 2013 and the first twins

Zoo Atlanta’s Lun Lun Artificially Inseminated

/ Post by Pandas International Lun Lun, Zoo Atlanta’s 15-year-old mama bear, and Yang Yang (resident papa bear) again showed little interest in mating as Lun Lun entered her fertile period this year. The pair has never successfully mated in their more than 13 years together, and all three of their previous cubs have been

Po, Zoo Atlanta’s Giant Panda Cub, Takes Steps To Independence

/ Post from Zoo Atlanta via Pandas International Po the giant panda cub is officially on his way to life as an independent bear. The weaning process for Po is underway. At 26 months old, Po is older than the average weaning age of 18 months typically observed in the wild.  The Animal Management Team