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2009-05-28 06:10:00

A healthy panda cub was born Wednesday at a zoo in northern Thailand after the mother, an 8-year-old-female, was artificially inseminated by staff in February. Chiang Mai Zoo's director Thanapath Pongamorn said there were no signs that mom Lin Hui was pregnant.  "She's been anxious since yesterday. She did not want to get close to caretakers or any other people, but we didn't know what the problem was," Thanapath said. Thailand's famously celibate giant pandas finally produced the cub...

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2007-04-03 10:34:50

BANGKOK, Thailand - After panda porn failed to spark amour, Thai zoo authorities turned Monday to artificial insemination in the hope of impregnating their lone female giant panda. Authorities at the Chiang Mai Zoo in northern Thailand inseminated Lin Hui with semen from her cage-mate, Chuang Chuang, on Monday morning and will repeat the procedure on Tuesday. The artificial insemination is a last ditch effort to get Lin Hui pregnant, after videos of pandas having sex failed to entice Chuang...


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lunula
  • A small crescent-shaped structure or marking, especially the white area at the base of a fingernail that resembles a half-moon.
This word is a diminutive of the Latin 'luna,' moon.
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