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Giant twin pandas celebrate second birthday at Vienna zoo

Austria, Vienna
August 8, 2018 at 00:29 GMT +00:00 · Published

Giant twin pandas Fu Feng and Fu Ban enjoyed their second birthday celebrations at the Schonbrunn Zoo in Vienna on Tuesday.

The sibling bears received a number of birthday gifts, including boxes of potatoes, carrots and special bamboo shoots.

The cubs' parents, mother Yang Yang and father Long Hui, were transported from China to Austria in 2003, before they had five giant pandas naturally. Fu Feng and Fu Ban were born in the summer of 2016. The twins' father died of tumour at the end of the same year.

According to an agreement between the countries, the progeny of Yang Yang and Long Hui should be returned to China at the age of two. However, due to hot weather, the twins will remain in Austria till autumn.

The giant pandas are the hallmark of the Schonbrunn Zoo, which has dramatically increased its popularity among its visitors.

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Giant twin pandas Fu Feng and Fu Ban enjoyed their second birthday celebrations at the Schonbrunn Zoo in Vienna on Tuesday.

The sibling bears received a number of birthday gifts, including boxes of potatoes, carrots and special bamboo shoots.

The cubs' parents, mother Yang Yang and father Long Hui, were transported from China to Austria in 2003, before they had five giant pandas naturally. Fu Feng and Fu Ban were born in the summer of 2016. The twins' father died of tumour at the end of the same year.

According to an agreement between the countries, the progeny of Yang Yang and Long Hui should be returned to China at the age of two. However, due to hot weather, the twins will remain in Austria till autumn.

The giant pandas are the hallmark of the Schonbrunn Zoo, which has dramatically increased its popularity among its visitors.

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