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Cuteness overload! Berlin zoo celebrates birth of panda twins

Germany, Berlin
September 02, 2019 at 12:25 GMT +00:00 · Published

Female panda Meng Meng gave birth to Germany's first ever rare panda cubs at the 'Panda Garden' of Berlin zoo, as footage filmed on Monday shows.

The twin baby pandas were born on Saturday evening and are being cared for by their mother as well as a group of breeding experts.

Footage shows Meng Meng placing her babies on her belly, feeding them and making sure they stay warm.

An initial examination shows the cubs are in good health, weighing 186 and 136 grams respectively, while their genders are yet unknown.

Meng Meng and cubs' father Jiao Qing moved to the German capital from China in 2017, after Berlin Zoo constructed a €10 million ($11.19mn) 'Panda garden' to receive them.

Mandatory credit: © 2019 Zoo Berlin

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Female panda Meng Meng gave birth to Germany's first ever rare panda cubs at the 'Panda Garden' of Berlin zoo, as footage filmed on Monday shows.

The twin baby pandas were born on Saturday evening and are being cared for by their mother as well as a group of breeding experts.

Footage shows Meng Meng placing her babies on her belly, feeding them and making sure they stay warm.

An initial examination shows the cubs are in good health, weighing 186 and 136 grams respectively, while their genders are yet unknown.

Meng Meng and cubs' father Jiao Qing moved to the German capital from China in 2017, after Berlin Zoo constructed a €10 million ($11.19mn) 'Panda garden' to receive them.

Mandatory credit: © 2019 Zoo Berlin

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