Taipei Zoo visitors can now see baby panda Yuan Bao

Radi0o Taiwan International
Date: 29 December, 2020
By: Natalie Tso

Yuan Yuan (right) and Yuan Bao (left) at the zoo’s press conference on Monday. (CNA photo)

Yuan Bao, the new baby panda at the Taipei Zoo, is meeting the public for the first time on Tuesday. The zoo held a banquet on Monday evening where Yuan Bao appeared to celebrate the beginning of her new public life.

Taipei Mayor Ko Wen-je attended the banquet on Monday and said a total of 2,360 animals live at the Taipei Zoo. He was proud to say there are 341 different types of animals for visitors to enjoy there. 

As for the zoo’s second panda born to parents Yuan Yuan and Tuan Tuan, Yuan Bao is 184 days old on Tuesday. The zoo said her muscles have grown stronger and she is able to climb up and down the stairs by herself. Since she is maturing and handling herself well, the zoo said it was time for her to begin life in the public.     [FULL  STORY]

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