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Scottish Panda Takes a Dip

Yang Guang, the Edinburgh Zoo's new male panda, takes a dip in his pool.
Yang Guang, the Edinburgh Zoo's new male panda, takes a dip in his pool. (Image credit: Jon-Paul Orsi)

Male panda Yang Guang enjoyed the gorgeous Edinburgh weather this morning with a dip in his pond.

Unlike female Tian Tian, whose interest in her pool last week signified the probable approach of her three day breeding window, Yang Guang just fancied a nice, cooling plunge.

The pandas arrived at the Edinburgh Zoo from China last year and went on display to the public on Dec. 16. They are the first giant pandas in Scotland.

Live Science Staff
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