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Giant panda donated by China gives birth in Taiwan

A female giant panda donated by China to Taiwan four years ago gave birth to a cub on Saturday after being artificially inseminated, the Taipei city government said.Yuan Yuan and her partner Tuan Tuan have become star attractions in Taipei Zoo in the island's capital since their arrival from China in late 2008 amid improving ties between the two sides.But after years of hoping for a natural pregnancy, which are rare in captivity, the zoo carried out three artificial insemination sessions in March and announced in late June that Yuan Yuan showed signs of pregnancy."Taipei mayor Hao Lung-bin is very pleased to learn that Yuan Yuan successfully gave birth to a cub at 20:05 pm (1205 GMT)...The Taipei city will take good care of Yuan Yuan, Tuan Tuan and the newborn," an official statement said.The city government said it will share the happy news with a panda base in China's southwestern Sichuan province where the couple came from.The island will be allowed to keep the cub as the panda coup...

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