March is the peak period of giant panda mating season, giant pandas in Wolong China Giant Panda Protection and Research Center are also began to find their “lovers”. Born in 2006, the giant panda "Xin nier" began her first love journey in the season.
Giant panda “Xin nier” join the breeding team of Wolong panda club
2013.Mar.2213:33:44 Goverment News
In the morning of 16th March, the stuff put male giant panda “Tong tong” into “Xin nier”’s house, “Xin nier” shows obviously estrous behavior, but because of two pandas are the first time to do this, lacking of experiences, so the first time they did not made it. The best period of giant panda get pregnant is very short, so the stuff put “Lu Lu” which had plenty of experiences, and had good blooded, but “Lu Lu” is very interesting of new environment, not interesting at all to the “beautiful lady”. The stuff decided to let them to get alone, wait for appropriate timing. After few hours “communication””Xin nier” and “Lu Lu” successfully mating at 17th March at 8:20am, in order to make sure “Xin nier” had a successful pregnancy, the stuff put “Lu Lu” again into “Xin nier”’s house, and they successfully did it again. To ensure that no danger of anything going wrong, the afternoon of 20th March, research center stuff gave artificial insemination for “Xin nier”.
Next step, research center will continue to adhere to the "eugenics" concept, choose health, excellent pandas in blood for breeding.