What happened to the baby panda at Edinburgh Zoo?
On 22 September 2014 Edinburgh Zoo announced that she was no longer pregnant. On 26 March 2015 it was announced that a third artificial insemination had taken place but by August 2015 it was believed she had lost the cub.
Did Edinburgh Zoo have babies with pandas?
Staff at Edinburgh Zoo have announced that popular female panda Tian Tian has failed to produce a cub despite being artificially inseminated for the eighth time.
Did the pandas at Edinburgh Zoo mate?
It was hoped that artificial insemination would work – but then coronavirus prevented this. Scotland’s most unromantic couple – Tian Tian and Yang Guang – have failed to hit the jackpot in another breeding season.
What was born at Edinburgh Zoo?
A tiny baby porcupine, known as a porcupette, was born at the Royal Zoological Society of Scotland’s (RZSS) Edinburgh Zoo in August to first time parents Zahara and Rick.
Is the Edinburgh panda pregnant?
Edinburgh Zoo confirms giant panda Tian Tian has failed to become pregnant. Edinburgh Zoo have revealed that the panda was not successful in her treatment after being artificially inseminated but the Zoo says that it stands by its decision to give Tian Tian a chance to experience pregnancy.
When did the pandas come to Edinburgh Zoo?
Yang Guang and Tian Tian arrived in Edinburgh in December 2011 as part of a 10-year arrangement between our charity and the China Wildlife Conservation Association which has now been extended for a further two years.
Who brought penguins to Edinburgh Zoo?
Penguins. We are probably best known throughout the world for our penguins. The association with these amazing birds began in January 1913, with the arrival of three king penguins from the Christian Salvesen whaling expedition which docked in Leith.
What was the first animal at Edinburgh Zoo?
king penguin chick
Key dates from our history: RZSS is founded by Edinburgh lawyer Thomas Gillespie. Edinburgh Zoo is opened to the public on 22 July 1913. A king penguin chick hatches at Edinburgh Zoo, the first ever to hatch in captivity.