Berlin Zoo Prepares Twin Panda Cubs for Their Big Day Out

World | Associated Press | January 29, 2020, 12:25 pm
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 Two baby pandas born at Berlin's zoo have been chipped and checked in preparation for their first public outing in a few days. The zoo said the 5-month-old cubs, nicknamed Pit and Paule, were injected with a tiny microchip that's standard for endangered species such as giant pandas.<br /><br />Young panda twins 'Meng Yuan' and 'Meng Xiang' explore their enclosure at the Berlin Zoo in Berlin, Germany. China's permanent loan Pandas Meng Meng and Jiao Qing are the parents of the two cubs at the Zoo in Berlin. (Image: AP)
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Two baby pandas born at Berlin's zoo have been chipped and checked in preparation for their first public outing in a few days. The zoo said the 5-month-old cubs, nicknamed Pit and Paule, were injected with a tiny microchip that's standard for endangered species such as giant pandas.

Young panda twins 'Meng Yuan' and 'Meng Xiang' explore their enclosure at the Berlin Zoo in Berlin, Germany. China's permanent loan Pandas Meng Meng and Jiao Qing are the parents of the two cubs at the Zoo in Berlin. (Image: AP)

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 Two zookeepers carry the young panda twins 'Meng Yuan' and 'Meng Xiang' before the animals explore their enclosure at the Berlin Zoo in Germany. (Image: AP)
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Two zookeepers carry the young panda twins 'Meng Yuan' and 'Meng Xiang' before the animals explore their enclosure at the Berlin Zoo in Germany. (Image: AP)

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 Young panda twins 'Meng Yuan' and 'Meng Xiang' explore their enclosure at the Berlin Zoo in Germany. (Image: AP)
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Young panda twins 'Meng Yuan' and 'Meng Xiang' explore their enclosure at the Berlin Zoo in Germany. (Image: AP)

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 Veterinarians Andreas Ochs and Andrea Knieriem and zookeeper Yang Cheng checking one of the panda baby twins in the zoo in Berlin. (Image: AP)
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Veterinarians Andreas Ochs and Andrea Knieriem and zookeeper Yang Cheng checking one of the panda baby twins in the zoo in Berlin. (Image: AP)

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 Young panda twins 'Meng Yuan' and 'Meng Xiang' explore their enclosure at the Berlin Zoo in Germany. (Image: AP)
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Young panda twins 'Meng Yuan' and 'Meng Xiang' explore their enclosure at the Berlin Zoo in Germany. (Image: AP)

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 Two zookeepers carry the young panda twins 'Meng Yuan' and 'Meng Xiang' before the animals explore their enclosure at the Berlin Zoo in Germany. (Image: AP)
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Two zookeepers carry the young panda twins 'Meng Yuan' and 'Meng Xiang' before the animals explore their enclosure at the Berlin Zoo in Germany. (Image: AP)

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 Young panda twins 'Meng Yuan' and 'Meng Xiang' explore their enclosure at the Berlin Zoo in Germany. (Image: AP)
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Young panda twins 'Meng Yuan' and 'Meng Xiang' explore their enclosure at the Berlin Zoo in Germany. (Image: AP)

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