Happy Birthday to China's Miracle Panda Triplets! A China Icons Video by China Icons   2 years ago

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They are one of the world's most loveable creatures, but would you recognise them without their distinctive black and white coat?

This video reveals the life of a giant panda from the second it is born. And not just any panda..... these are the world's only surviving panda triplets!

In 2014, giant panda Juxiao surprised and delighted panda lovers everywhere when she gave birth to the the triplets at Chimelong Safari Park in Guangdong province, China.

17,000 people visit to see the pandas every year.

Fast-forward 2 years and Meng Meng, Shuai Shuai and Ku Ku are celebrating their 2nd birthday. From birth to today, it’s all captured on camera.

Meng Meng, the oldest and only female, is the quiet one and the chubbiest as she is the least active. Next comes Shuai Shuai who’s a lot more mischievous and loves to wrestle with his siblings.

Ku Ku is more chilled, but him and Shuai Shuai keep each other trim through lots of play fighting.

Why are these pandas such a big deal?

Firstly, there are only 1800 pandas left in the wild. Panda breeder Chen Shu Qing explains the difficulties they face with mating and how she helped keep the triplets alive in their early days.

Secondly, in the wild, a mother can only raise one cub, meaning that only 2 of the 3 cubs would have survived to adulthood.

Aren't they just adorable.

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