Baby panda born in Malaysia zoo makes media appearance
KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia – A baby panda born in a Malaysian zoo five months ago has made her first media appearance.
The female panda, which has not yet been named, is the second offspring of giant pandas Liang Liang and Xing Xing, both of which are on a 10-year loan to Malaysia since 2014.
The first cub, a female called Nuan Nuan born in August 2015, was sent back to China last November as part of a deal with Beijing to return cubs born in captivity at the age of 2.
Zoo officials say the cub, which weighs 9 kilograms (19.8 pounds), will face the public later Saturday.