UK Pandas

The Pregnancy Secret So Many Expectant Mums Are Hiding Right Now

Louise Baty | Posted 06.09.2017 | UK Parents
Louise Baty

What if you feel so down you can't peel yourself out of bed in the morning? What if the only way to get through each day is to plaster on your make up, fake a smile and force yourself out of the house, even though you'd rather collapse in a crumpled heap?

Scientists Now Know How Pandas Got Their Patches

The Huffington Post | Thomas Tamblyn | Posted 02.03.2017 | UK Tech

The iconic black and white stripes of the giant panda make it one of the most recognisable animals on the planet. Yet despite this scientists have, un...

Can You Spot The Panda Hiding Amongst All These Snowmen?

The Huffington Post UK | Chris York | Posted 23.12.2015 | UK

Tired of hanging out with the family this Christmas? This should keep you entertained for a while. There's a sneaky panda hiding amongst all these ...

Adorable Red Pandas Show Us All How To Make The Most Of Winter

Reuters | Posted 29.01.2015 | UK Comedy

A massive blizzard made parts of the U.S. northeast grind to a halt but in Millbrook, New York red pandas at The Trevor Zoo got out and enjoyed a run ...

Zookeeper Tries To Give Baby Pandas Their Medicine, Baby Pandas Have Other Ideas

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 20.10.2014 | UK Comedy

At last, a video which answers the question 'How easy is it to administer medicine to two baby pandas?' The answer being: not that easy at all. ...

This Sleeping Panda Being Woken Up By A Squirrel Is The Short-But-Sweet Video Of The Day

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 13.10.2014 | UK Comedy

"Someone told me it's all happening at the zoo," sang Paul Simon. And he wasn't wrong. Yes, you don't see nearly enough videos of squirrels waki...

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...