First appearance of twin pandas born at Tokyo Zoo celebrated

Xiao Xiao and Lei Lei, born in June, will be seen over the course of three days by just over a thousand visitors who have purchased tickets.

Tokyo Zoological Park Society/Handout via REUTERS Xiao Xiao and Lei Lei were exposed to the public for the first time six months after they were born.

The Ueno Zoo in Tokyo, celebrated this Wednesday, the 12th, the first public appearance of the twin pandas Xiao Xiao and Lei Lei, born in June at the site. Even closed since last Wednesday, 5, because of the advancement of the Ômicron variant in Japan, the place opened this Wednesday, Thursday and Friday exclusively for the exhibition of animals, which were the size of the palm of a hand at birth. and now, according to the international media, they are “the weight of a child”. In all, 1,080 people obtained tickets to visit the animals during the period. To adapt the pandas to socializing with the people who will visit the zoo, the team at the site placed the twins and their mother in a special room exposed to the noise of a radio that simulates the movement of visitors.

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