All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘zoo atlanta’

Universal Law of Urination: 21 Seconds

Researchers at the Georgia Institute of Technology have established the standard for a “law of urination,” which states that all mammals take roughly 21 seconds to pee. Big mammals, small mammals, boy animals, girl animals – anything weighing over 1 kilogram takes 21 seconds to tinkle, give or take 13 seconds. During a trip to Zoo Atlanta, Patricia Yang, a …

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Twin Panda Cubs Finally Have Names

Many panda fans gathered at Zoo Atlanta to celebrate these baby twin pandas Wednesday. Winning names, Mei Lun and Mei Huan (pronounced May Loon and May Hwaan), come from an ancient Chinese idiom describing building that are tall and magnificent. It translates to mean something indescribably beautiful and magnificent. 15-year-old giant mommy panda, Lun Lun was artificially inseminated in March. …

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Twin Pandas Born Monday at Zoo Atlanta

The first twin pandas to be born in the United States since 1987 were born today at Zoo Atlanta. Lun Lun, the giant panda, went into labor Monday afternoon delivering two tiny cubs. The first of the two was born at 6:21 p.m. EDT and the second soon followed at 6:23 p.m. EDT. The cubs are Lun Lun’s first set …

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Lun Lun The Panda Had Twins This Week

Lun Lun, the giant panda living at Zoo Atlanta, gave birth to twins on Monday, shocking her caretakers. Lun Lun–who has three other cubs–had an ultrasound done last month that showed just one cub, so when she birthed two, it was a surprise to everyone. The new babies are the first giant pandas to be born this year in the …

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