Edinburgh Zoo's giant panda 'may be pregnant'

Tian Tian the Panda in her enclosure at Edinburgh Zoo. Credit: Andrew Milligan/PA Wire

Edinburgh Zoo's resident female panda Tian Tian may be pregnant, the Royal Zoological Society of Scotland (RZSS) has revealed.

A second hormone rise in progesterone was confirmed on Wednesday, which indicates she may be expecting a cub or experiencing a pseudo pregnancy, after being artificially inseminated in April.

If there is a cub, it could be born between late August and September.

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