UK Pandas

This Panda Is Apparently A Benefit Cheat

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 28.08.2014 | UK

They're cute, fluffy and adored world wide, but pandas are apparently nothing but big fat liars. What would have been the first ever live broadcast...

Hark! It's The Pitter Patter Of Tiny Panda Feet (Finally)

Huffington Post UK/ PA | Posted 12.08.2014 | UK

Giant panda Tian Tian is believed to be pregnant and may give birth by the end of the month. Keepers at Edinburgh Zoo have been monitoring Tian Tia...

'Baby Pandas Falling Off Things' Is The Only Compilation Video You Need To Watch Today

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 18.07.2014 | UK Comedy

Welcome to the only compilation video you need to watch today. Or indeed, possibly, any day. We don't know about you, but we're booking a holiday i...

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: Panda Vs Tyre Swing

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 28.11.2013 | UK Comedy

Meanwhile, at Beijing Zoo... a panda is having a right old time of it on a climbing frame. Note to selves: we really should pitch 'Animals Do The F...

WATCH: The First 100 Days In The Lives Of Two Panda Cubs

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 31.10.2013 | UK Comedy

From tiny squeaky pink things to less tiny squeaky black-and-white things: this video charting the first 100 days in the lives of Mei Lun and Mei Huan...

LOOK: Should Pandas Just Be Left To Die Off?

The Huffington Post UK | Charlotte Meredith | Posted 19.10.2013 | UK

Disappointed officials at Edinburgh Zoo recently revealed the female giant panda Tian Tian, who was thought to be pregnant, apparently suffered a misc...

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...

WATCH: Cute Baby Pandas Greet Adoring Fans

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 24.09.2013 | UK

Is there anything cuter than a baby panda? What about 14 baby pandas? The Chengdu Giant Panda Breeding and Research Base in south-west China's Sich...

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...

Hello Baby Panda Named 'Rice Meatball' (PICTURES)

Huffington Post UK | Sara C Nelson | Posted 29.07.2013 | UK

She’s less than a month old and she could not be more gorgeous. Meet Taipei Zoo’s newest addition, a female panda cub temporarily nicknamed ...

PICTURE: This Panda Cub Will Make Your Day

Elliot Wagland | Posted 12.07.2013 | UK

This smiling Panda will make your day. The tiny newly-born cub is the off-spring of panda Yuan Yua. The giant panda, one of a pair presented by Chi...

Travel Eye: Discovering China

Karen Edwards | Posted 19.08.2013 | UK Lifestyle
Karen Edwards

The world's second largest country in land mass, China has so much to offer the inquisitive traveller; neon-lit cities with huge shopping centres, sky-scrapers and a buzzing nightlife, hundreds of miles of arid desert, the subtropical rainforests and snow-capped Himalayan mountains

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.

The Look Of Love?

The Huffington Post UK | Christopher York | Posted 21.04.2013 | UK

The most anticipated sexual encounter since the one that led to the "Royal Baby" has failed to materialise as a female panda in Edinburgh decided she ...

WATCH: The Cutest Video You'll See All Day

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 03.04.2013 | UK Comedy

Our day? Made. Not just because we've been 'Aww!'ing and 'Ahh!'ing at the panda cub who gets stuck in a tree in this video - but also because the c...

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 ...

World's First Panda-Themed Hotel Opens In Sichuan, China

The Huffington Post | Sarah O'Meara | Posted 26.02.2013 | UK Lifestyle

As China opens its doors to thousands more tourists each year, the local entrepreneurs are responding with alacrity. This week, a panda-themed hot...

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...

WATCH: Baby Panda Climbs On Mother Panda, World Melts

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 05.02.2013 | UK Comedy

"Unbearably" - geddit?! Ladies and gentlemen, meet Yuhin the baby panda. Yuhin lives at Adventure World Wakayama (a "one million square meter adven...

Baby Panda Plays With Ball, Shreds Heartstrings Of Every Human Being, Ever (VIDEO)

Huffington Post UK | Sara C Nelson | Posted 24.12.2012 | UK

If this video of a baby panda playing ball does not melt your heart, then you are most probably dead. Seriously, you brute, it's San Diego Zoo's n...

Baby Panda Nicknamed Sausage Will Melt Your Eyes (VIDEO)

Huffington Post UK | Sara C Nelson | Posted 05.11.2012 | UK

Footage of a baby panda taking his first squeaky, snuffly steps has been released by San Diego Zoo. The cub - nicknamed "Sausage" - was delivered ...