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Triplets! Giant Panda Gives Birth to 'Rare' Trio in China

Discussion in 'Yahoo News: Zoos' started by RSS, 15 Aug 2014.

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    Single and twin births are common among pandas, but triplets are considered rare, said Christina Simmons, a representative of the San Diego Zoo Global, the conservation organization that operates the San Diego Zoo. "In the wild, it is rare for a panda mother to be able to raise more than one infant, and so multiple births result in mortality of the additional youngsters," Simmons told Live ... More...