Xinhua News Agency, Moscow, August 30. Sobyanin, the mayor of Moscow, the Russian capital, said on the 30th that the first giant panda cub in Russian history was born in the Moscow Zoo.

The China Conservation and Research Center for the Giant Panda announced on the 30th that in the early hours of August 24th local time in Russia, the giant panda “Ding Ding” in Russia gave birth to a cub for the first time. At present, both “Ding Ding” and the cub are healthy and safe. Moscow Zoo director Svetlana Akulova said the panda cub weighed 150 grams and its sex was not yet known.