Heaviest Panda Cub Born in Chengdu

Authors: Go Chengdu

2020-06-10

Giant pandas “Yuan Run” and “Ai Li” at Chengdu Research Base of Giant Panda Breeding (the Panda Base) gave birth to a female cub respectively on Jun. 5, 2020. Both of the cubs are healthy and energetic.
At 12:32 of the day, giant panda "Yuan Run" gave birth to a female cub weighed 172.6 grams. At 13:06, giant panda "Ai Li" gave birth to a female cub weighed 219 grams, which is quite heavy for panda at birth. The panda mothers showed strong maternity.
(Cub born by "Yuan Run")
"Both cubs and mothers are in good health, and the mothers have enough milk for their babies. The cub born by "Ai Li" is the heaviest cub at birth in the Panda Base, with an amazing birth weight of 219 grams," said an expert from the Panda Base.
(Cub born by "Ai Li")
The Panda Base has so far recorded five panda cubs born this year, including three males and two females.

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