Edinburgh Zoo

Dolce & Gabbana Boycott Edinburgh Zoo Over 'Synthetic' Panda Insemination

The Huffington Post UK | Ryan Barrell | Posted 27.03.2015 | UK Comedy

Fashion moguls Domenico Dolce and Stefano Gabbana have announced they will no longer be providing zookeeper's uniforms for staff at Edinburgh Zoo in p...

A Day Out at Edinburgh Zoo: Tips for Better Zoo Photography

Stuart Forster | Posted 02.09.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Stuart Forster

Zoos are usually associated with family days out and opportunities to observe exotic animals without travelling too far from home. Yet if you are into photography you might also regard a zoo as a playground in which you can put your kit through its paces.

WATCH: World's Media Gather For Edinburgh Panda Baby

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 28.09.2013 | UK Comedy

Following the birth of 14 baby pandas in China, the world's news teams are now on red alert at Edinburgh Zoo ahead of the (possible) arrival of Tian T...

Edinburgh Panda Under 24-Hour Surveillance

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Posted 25.10.2013 | UK

Tian Tian, the female giant panda at Edinburgh Zoo 'could go into labour at any time over the next two weeks', zookeepers have said. She has been p...

A Father Aged 10 (Thankfully It's A Panda)

The Huffington Post UK/PA | Posted 13.10.2013 | UK

Becoming a father at the age of 10 would normally cause some kind of moral outrage - but thankfully Yang Guang's looming move into parenthood is being...

Panda Baby Watch: Your Special 36-Page Souvenir Pull-Out

The Huffington Post UK | Andrea Mann | Posted 12.08.2013 | UK Comedy

Is she or isn't she? Who cares - we're celebrating already! And so can you, with HuffPost UK Comedy's stunning 36-page pullout... INSIDE OUR SPECIA...

7 Pictures Which Prove The Panda Baby Is The New Royal Baby

Posted 11.08.2013 | UK

Edinburgh Zoo has announced that Tian Tian, the world famous panda, could be pregnant. As this earth shattering information slowly ripples around t...

Big News In The Panda World!

PA | Posted 08.10.2013 | UK

The female giant panda at Edinburgh Zoo may be pregnant, according to keepers. Tian Tian is showing signs that she may be expecting a cub, the dire...

How We Artificially Inseminated Tian Tian at Edinburgh Zoo

Iain Valentine | Posted 23.06.2013 | UK
Iain Valentine

Artificial insemination was always planned for our pandas, even if natural mating occurred, because it best mimics the multiple mating strategy of pandas in the wild. Like IVF, artificial insemination is essentially an opportunity for science to give Mother Nature a helping hand.

Edinburgh Zoo Plays Marvin Gaye To Get Pandas 'In The Mood'

The Huffington Post UK | Andrea Mann | Posted 01.03.2013 | UK Comedy

So Tian Tian, Edinburgh Zoo's female panda, will soon be entering That Phase. No, not the menopause. The two days of the year that she's likely to be ...

Could This Be The Year Of The Baby Panda?

The Huffington Post UK | Jessica Elgot | Posted 17.02.2013 | UK

Could we be hearing the pitter patter of baby Panda feet? It's a bit late for a Valentine's Day romance, but the UK's giant pandas could be ready t...

Bamboo'll Do Nicely!

The Huffington Post UK | Ted Thornhill | Posted 10.10.2012 | UK

Edinburgh Zoo’s resident giant pandas were honoured on Tuesday night for their services to Scottish tourism. The black-and-white bears, called Ti...

PHOTOS: Pandas Fail To Find Love

PA | Posted 05.04.2012 | UK

Britain's only pandas have run out of time to mate as their limited breeding season drew to a close. Tian Tian and Yang Guang had a window of just ...

PHOTOS: Pandas Running Out Of Time To Mate

PA | Posted 05.04.2012 | UK

Britain's only pandas will have one final chance to do the deed this morning as time runs out for them to breed successfully. Yesterday "natural sp...

Will It Be Love For Edinburgh Zoo's Panda Pair?

PA | Posted 03.04.2012 | UK

With the eyes of the world upon them, the UK's only pandas could be forgiven for suffering stage fright - as the pair failed to mate after being broug...

Edinburgh Pandas Enter 'Love Tunnel' To Mate

PA | Posted 03.04.2012 | UK

The only pandas in the UK have now been brought together as the female has been judged ready to mate. Keepers opened a so-called love tunnel betwee...

PICTURES: Animals Cool Off

Huffington Post UK | Posted 28.05.2012 | UK

The heatwave affecting the UK over the last few days might have given your tan a boost - and possibly started a few fires - but for the exotic animals...

Would You Watch A Panda Giving Birth Live Online?

PA | Posted 18.05.2012 | UK

Edinburgh Zoo is considering streaming the birth of its first baby panda live on the internet. Giant pandas Tian Tian and Yang Guang arrived in Sco...

WATCH: Meet Yabbra, Edinburgh Zoo's Cutest (And Fastest) Koala

Huffington Post UK | Alastair Plumb | Posted 01.03.2012 | UK Comedy

Koalas are not well-known for their get-up-and-go, but Yabbra here is a little bit different. After his 22-hour daily snooze - typical for koala be...

Edinburgh Pandas Go Climbing

PA/Huffington Post UK | Posted 08.02.2012 | UK

Pandas don't only eat shoots and leaves, they also... climb! At least if the UK's only giant pandas Yang Guang and Tian Tian are anything to go by. ...

There's More to Conservation Than Tigers and Pandas

Sophie Pritchard | Posted 08.04.2012 | UK
Sophie Pritchard

As the manager of a charitable fund people often comment that it must be a little like playing God. Certainly I've had responses from unsuccessful applicants telling me that my decision will result in children starving, which is not the kind of message anyone wants to see in their inbox. But how do you choose which projects to fund and who to help?

Poorly Pandas Recuperate In Private

PA/Huffington Post | Posted 29.03.2012 | UK

Giant pandas Sunshine and Sweetie, who have become the stars of Edinburgh Zoo, have been taken out of the spotlight as they recover from illness. T...

Pictures Of The Day: Russian Epiphany And Cheeky Animals

The Huffington Post UK | Matthew Tucker | Posted 19.01.2012 | UK

As the UK waits for more wintry frost and snow, the rest of the world is embracing the chill - a Russian woman tentatively dips a toe into the Neva Ri...

PICTURES: 'The Burden Of Celebrity' Hits Edinburgh Panda

Huffington Post UK | Felicity Morse | Posted 12.01.2012 | UK

Male panda celebrity Yang Guang has had to withdraw from a public showing at Edinburgh zoo after a bad case of colic. He will now remain indoors to 'r...

2012: A Year That Will Go Down in Infamy, If We Live That Long

Alistair Coleman | Posted 27.02.2012 | UK Comedy
Alistair Coleman

So, what, then does 2012 hold for us all? Obviously, we are already 12 years into the future and we still haven't got jet packs and monkey butlers, but I am willing to forgive the world of science for these hideous oversights if they come up with some way of skipping the Diamond Jubilee and the Olympics. Because, frankly, if I'm not invited to light the flame, I'm not interested.