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Double trouble as twin panda cubs take first steps outdoors

Belgium, Brugulette
February 10, 2020 at 18:41 GMT +00:00 · Published

Six-month-old twin baby pandas Bao Di and Bao Mei took their first steps outside at the weekend at the Pairi Daiza in Brugelette.

The cubs, which were born on August 8 were both seen outside with their keeper, who gave them bowls of milk to drink, before they clambered on rocks and cuddled each other.

The twins, one male and one female, both weight 11kg and will be visible to the public once the Pairi Daiza zoo opens its doors again on March 21 for the 2020 season, having been closed for the winter.

The Pairi Daiza zoo has the largest panda family outside China, with Bao Di and Bao Mei being recent additions to their parents and brother. Their names mean little brother and little sister of Tian Bao, their brother.

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Six-month-old twin baby pandas Bao Di and Bao Mei took their first steps outside at the weekend at the Pairi Daiza in Brugelette.

The cubs, which were born on August 8 were both seen outside with their keeper, who gave them bowls of milk to drink, before they clambered on rocks and cuddled each other.

The twins, one male and one female, both weight 11kg and will be visible to the public once the Pairi Daiza zoo opens its doors again on March 21 for the 2020 season, having been closed for the winter.

The Pairi Daiza zoo has the largest panda family outside China, with Bao Di and Bao Mei being recent additions to their parents and brother. Their names mean little brother and little sister of Tian Bao, their brother.

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