Vote held online to name newborn twin pandas

ATLANTA, Oct. 3 (UPI) -- Zoo Atlanta and "Good Morning America" are holding an online poll to determine the names of twin newborn male giant pandas.

Giant panda at Zoo Atlanta gives birth to twins

ATLANTA, July 16 (UPI) -- Lun Lun, one of Zoo Atlanta's giant pandas, gave birth to twins Monday, the zoo said in a statement.

Zoo Atlanta's giant panda pregnant with fourth cub

ATLANTA, July 2 (UPI) -- Zoo Atlanta announced its 15-year-old giant panda, Lun Lun, is pregnant with her fourth cub, which will be the first born in the United States this year.
Zoo Atlanta panda cub on the mend

Zoo Atlanta panda cub on the mend

ATLANTA, Sept. 4 (UPI) -- A panda cub at Zoo Atlanta is gaining weight and showing other signs of improved health after an illness following its birth, zoo officials say.

Giant panda cub born in Atlanta zoo

ATLANTA, Aug. 31 (UPI) -- Atlanta zoo officials say that a giant panda cub has been born, with its mother possibly expecting another.

Teen hurt during 'Nutcracker' performance

ATLANTA, Dec. 4 (UPI) -- A teen dancing in the Atlanta Ballet's production of "The Nutcracker" is in critical, but stable condition after falling off the stage during a performance.

Atlanta wants to keep pandas for cheaper

ATLANTA, Sept. 10 (UPI) -- Zoo Atlanta wants to keep its two adult giant pandas beyond the 2009 expiration of the current agreement with China, but not at the current price.

Online voters name Atlanta panda

CHENGDU, China, Dec. 5 (UPI) -- The director of China's Chengdu Giant Panda Breeding Research Base said polls have been opened to name a baby panda at Zoo Atlanta.

Study: Pandas can distinguish colors

ATLANTA, Oct. 18 (UPI) -- U.S. scientists at the Georgia Institute of Technology say they've determined giant pandas can discriminate between colors and various shades of gray.

Baby panda views the world

ATLANTA, Oct. 12 (UPI) -- The new giant panda cub at the Atlanta zoo, now 36 days old, has opened her eyes, the zoo said Thursday.

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Quick checkup for panda cub -- It's a girl

ATLANTA, Sept. 25 (UPI) -- The 19-day-old panda cub at Atlanta's zoo was determined Monday to be a girl.

Panda cub carefully watched

ATLANTA, Sept. 9 (UPI) -- Keepers at Zoo Atlanta are keeping a wary eye on their newborn panda to prevent the tiny cub from being harmed by its mother.

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Atlanta zoo welcomes newborn panda

ATLANTA, Sept. 7 (UPI) -- A newborn panda at Atlanta's zoo was under 24-hour staff watch Thursday after putting its mother Lun Lun through 35 hours of labor. Zoo Atlanta President and CEO Dennis Kelly told the Atlanta Journal-Constitution he was cautiously happy with the birth of
Lun Lun
Giant panda Lun Lun, mother of cub Mei Lan, munches on her breakfast of bamboo at the public debut of her female cub in their habitat at Zoo Atlanta in Atlanta on January 12, 2007. (UPI Photo/John Dickerson)

Lun Lun is a female giant panda at Zoo Atlanta in Atlanta, Georgia. The panda, now 235 pounds (107 kg), was born at the Chengdu Research Base of Giant Panda Breeding in China on August 25, 1997. Her original name, Hua Hua, was changed to Lun Lun by her sponsor, the Taiwanese rock star Su Huilun. On September 6, 2006, Lun Lun and mate Yang Yang became the parents of a female cub, named Mei Lan, who made her debut in early 2007. On August 30, 2008 at 10:10pm (22:10) EDT she gave birth to a second cub, a male, named Xi Lan.

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