Giant panda Yuan Yuan licks her baby in their enclosure at Taipei Zoo. The cub, the first panda born in Taiwan, was delivered on July 7 following a series of artificial insemination sessions after her parents Yuan Yuan and her partner Tuan Tuan failed to conceive naturally. Picture: AFP PHOTO / Taipei City Zoo
This photograph released by the Taipei City Zoo shows giant panda Yuan Yuan (L) holding her baby panda, Yuan Zai (bottom), at the Taipei City Zoo. The cub, the first panda born in Taiwan, was delivered on July 7 following a series of artificial insemination sessions after her parents, Yuan Yuan and her partner Tuan Tuan, failed to conceive naturally. (AFP PHOTO / Taipei City Zoo)
The Kansas City Zoo not only gives you that up close and personal feeling to the animals, but also offers unique ways to see the animals. Several of the animals’ habitats are open and children are able to pet the animals or feed them. The Kangaroos, however, are in a field at a distance, but open range giving you a feel that you are actually in Australia.
Kansas City Zoo: The Kansas City Zoo was established in 1909. It has a vast area of 202 acres with a total collection of over 1,300 animals. The Zoo is located in Swope Park. It has a special program called the Friends of the Zoo. It also received accreditation from the Association of Zoos and Aquariums.