24 births were documented this year
SICHUAN, China (CBS) – On Tuesday, a panda conservation and research center in southwest China’s Sichuan Province has reared 24 live newborn pandas since the start of this year. Researchers report this as a sign that the giant panda population is now thriving in China.
The Shenshuping base of the Chinese Giant Panda Conservation and Research Center houses these newborn pandas.
“So far, the Chinese Giant Panda Conservation and Research Center has raised 24 baby pandas from 15 births, including nine pairs of twins, which indicates a good breeding result,” said Li Guo, an expert. from the Shenshuping Giant Panda Base.
Keepers confirm that the cubs are between ten days and three months old; where they enjoy most of their day in the loving care of their mother or rest comfortably in her arms.
“The center has recorded a relatively high birth rate of panda twins this year, due to a noticeable improvement in management and husbandry approaches. among a host of other research projects, ”Li added.