The pandas met again twice this evening and on their first meeting came closer than ever before to mating. If Tian Tian’s hormones are still partially elevated, we may put Tian Tian and Yang Guang together for one last time early tomorrow morning.
Breeding pandas in zoos is crucial to saving them from extinction. Actually, no not really.
The clock is ticking for Yang Guang and Tian Tian to mate within a limited window of fertility.
The last time Julie Etchingham reported on pandas was when she worked on BBC's Newsround in the mid 1990s.