China News Service, Wolong, Sichuan, September 16th (Yue Yitong) On the 16th, the Shenshuping base of China Giant Panda Conservation and Research Center was extremely lively, with a decorative banner printed with birthday wishes and a three-layer three-color ice cake full of fruits and vegetables. , Toys and gift boxes decorate the giant panda kindergarten.

Many "cat fans" gathered at the scene to celebrate the birthday of the 2019 giant panda "Tian Tuan".

The birthday party scene.

Photo by An Yuan

  At around 10:15 in the morning, five fleshy giant panda babies followed the breeder to the collective birthday party.

They are the second sons of "Wenwen", "Mangosteen", "An'an" and "Sihai", and the unnamed giant panda "Lin Bing".

It is reported that the average age of the giant pandas appearing at this collective birthday party is about 1 year and 3 months, and they are "students" of the giant panda kindergarten class.

  I saw a baby giant panda rushing directly to the gift box, using his paws and teeth to disassemble it, and then poking his head in, looking very cute; another baby giant panda could not wait to start tasting the cake, it supported a small table Stand up and deliver the fruits and vegetables on the cake to your mouth; some baby pandas picked up bamboo shoots to feast, and the torn shells covered their belly... "Cat fans" from all over China used their cameras to record Under the giant panda "Tian Tuan" every move, while calling cute.

Baby panda tasting birthday cake.

Photo by An Yuan

  Pan Chao, a breeder of the China Giant Panda Conservation and Research Center, said that although the collective birthday party was postponed by nearly 2 months due to the new crown pneumonia epidemic, the staff did adequate preparations.

"The iced cake is made of cold white open with various fruit and vegetable juices. It is very nutritious and healthy. The banners and toys on the scene are also made of safe materials, so that the panda babies can enjoy the birthday party."

  On that day, artists from the Sichuan Conservatory of Music performed live performances with more than 10 musical instruments including panpipes, bamboo flutes, and pipa, bringing an auditory feast to the collective birthday of the giant panda babies.

The birthday party scene.

Photo by An Yuan

  It is reported that in 2019, the China Giant Panda Conservation and Research Center successfully bred 32 pandas, including 10 pairs of twins.

In addition, new scientific research breakthroughs have been made in the study of companion animals such as red pandas, golden monkeys, golden pheasants, etc.

  At present, the number of captive giant pandas in the China Giant Panda Conservation and Research Center has reached more than 300, and the breeding work in 2020 is nearing completion.

The 2020 giant panda babies born this year will be unveiled before the Spring Festival next year to meet with the public.