Adventure World in Shirahama, Wakayama Prefecture announced a male giant panda cub was born on Sunday. The baby is 20.5 centimeters and weighs 157 grams. The zoo said mother and cub are doing well. I was surprised they could give so much information so quickly. The National Zoo in Washington DC waited quite a while before examining the new cub or separating it from its mother.
The cub's father is 28 year old Eimei, who is the oldest panda father in captivity.