panda bears

Panda Triplets Turn One Month Old

These little pandas turned one-month old this week! The newborn bears live in a Chinese zoo, where they are believed to be the world’s only set of panda triplets. Sure, they aren’t much to look at yet and anyway, upon their birth, zookeepers told the New York Post not to get excited until they pass their… More »

Pandas Can Make Even Bats Seem Cute

This is a panda bat, which is, as you’d imagine, a bat with panda bear coloring. Discovered in South Sudan, researchers believe these little guys are an entirely new genus of bat. Bucknell Associate Professor of Biology DeeAnn Reeder says the bat may be related to a similar bat that was discovered in 1939, but… More »

Xiao Liwu The Baby Panda Gets A Checkup

Over the summer, a baby panda named Xiao Liwu was born at the San Diego Zoo, inspiring delight in Jessica Wakeman’s cubicle, and a few months later we watched him get his first adorable baby panda belly rub. Now, here’s Xiao Liwu getting his 22-week checkup over New Year’s. And also learning the hard way… More »

A Panda Bear That Moos

As we enter 2011, I wonder: What will be the anthemic animal of the year? The meerkat? The mini-pony? No, no, no: It’s the panda cow–a frigging cow that’s bred to look like a frigging panda bear. Cute and special, just like we hope 2011 will be. [Wtop] … More »