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Edinburgh awaits panda birth

Edinburgh Zoo is braced for the birth of the UK's first giant panda baby. The UK's only female giant panda, Tian Tian, was artificially inseminated in April and is expected to give birth within the next fortnight.

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Zookeeper: Panda 'sticking to normal routine' so far

A zookeeper at Edinburgh Zoo, where it is hoped that Tian Tian the giant panda may be preparing to give birth, has said that so far she is "sticking to her normal routine".

Sharon Hatton said that Tian Tian is "doing very well" but that the zookeepers are "not seeing any changes" to suggest that a birth is imminent.

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