On 22nd, US time 5:35pm and 10:07pm, Meixiang, who lives in Washington Zoological Park, gave birth to two babies. These are the third and fourth babies of Meixiang, who is 17 years old. At present, two babies are in good condition and their physiological indexes are normal. The experts and veterinarians from Research center and Washington Zoological Park are keeping an eye on the condition of panda mother and babies.
Meixiang is a female giant panda, who was sent to Washington Zoological Park by the Research center for cooperation and researching. Meixiang received artificial insemination in April this year. The semen was from Huihui, a giant panda from Research center and Tiantian, a giant panda from the zoo. It’s the crystallization of the cooperation between the Research Center and Washington Zoological Park that Meixiang could give birth to twins in the zoo.