Saturday, 22. November 2014
28. 11. 13. - 15:00
By Maddy French
A baby panda cub born in Vienna Zoo nearly four months ago has finally been given the name Fu Bao, which translates from Chinese as 'Happy Leopard'.
Fu Bao came into the world on 14 August weighing a mere 100 grams and measuring just 10 cm long. The panda is the third to be born at the zoo, which was the first European zoo to naturally breed this species.
In keeping with Chinese tradition, the Schönbrunn zoo held off from naming the panda until 100 day had passed since the day of his birth. They also were waiting until they could confirm the sex of the panda, which they were only able to do when the mother Yang Yang began leaving the birthing box to collect food and water.
Although all pandas are the property of the People's Republic of China, the zoo has a contract with the country to keep pandas here in Vienna. The current contract was renewed a few weeks ago, meaning a pair of pandas will remain at Schönbrunn Zoo for at least another ten years. It was also agreed in the contract that baby Fu Bao will remain at the Vienna zoo for at least two years.
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