According to the China Conservation Research of Giant Panda(CCRGP), the research center has bred 42 panda cubs so far in 2017, which became the record-breaking event and historic victory to China.
Sulin came back from America On December 15, 2016, her smooth pregnancy showed the significant signs of the coming 2017. In addition, Cece gave birth to the world's first twin baby cub on May 20, 2017 at Bifengxia research center, which was such an exciting encouragement to the researchers.
Zhang hemin, deputy director of the CCRGP, said that the number of panda breeding in the research center this year was the highest in history, indicating the maturity of the research center's breeding technology.
According to the introduction, the estrus rate and the mating rate reached 95%, the fertility rate reached 87%, and the survival rate of young cub reached 95%. This is another boost in panda breeding technology since the "three difficulties" in the breeding of giant pandas.
Especially Caocao’s first natural mating and conception with a wild male panda marked the first time that the giant panda wild introduction experiment achieved initial results worldwide, meanwhile, it was also a major breakthrough of giant panda breeding scientific research in our country.
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