VIDEO: Atlanta zoo welcomes panda twins

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Zoo Atlanta has announced that giant panda Lun Lun (loon loon) gave birth to twins Saturday morning. It is the panda’s second pair of twins. The cubs are the sixth and seventh giant pandas born at the zoo.

Officials say the panda was artificially inseminated in March.

Officials say the public will be able to meet the cubs in either December of this year or January of next year.

In China a giant Panda named Yang-Yang gave birth to twins in August. See adorable video of Yang-Yang with her cubs. provides commenting to allow for constructive discussion on the stories we cover. In order to comment here, you acknowledge you have read and agreed to our Terms of Service. Commenters who violate these terms, including use of vulgar language or racial slurs, will be banned. Please be respectful of the opinions of others and keep the conversation on topic and civil. If you see an inappropriate comment, please flag it for our moderators to review.

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