Originally published on Tue July 16, 2013 10:01 am
Lun Lun's twins were born at Zoo Atlanta on Monday night.
Credit Adam K. Thompson / Zoo Atlanta
It's not exactly the birth the whole world is waiting for. But something pretty spectacular — and surprising — happened at Zoo Atlanta last night: Lun Lun, a 15-year-old giant panda, gave birth to twins.
As the zoo reports, "the cubs are the first giant pandas to be born in the U.S. in 2013 and the first twins to be born in the U.S. since 1987."
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