A baby panda dye of pneumonia in the zoo of tokio
A panda born at a zoo in Tokyo last week has died. Ueno Zoo said the six-day giant panda died of pneumonia. A zoo keeper found him belly up, not breathing, chest of his mother. The male infant, who had not yet been named, died an hour later, despite being subjected to cardiac massage. It was the first panda born at the zoo since 1988 and was conceived naturally.. Their mother, Shin Shin, was brought from China shortly beforethe earthquake and tsunami last year in eastern Japan. Theexpected birth had been celebrated throughout the country, andthe news of his death led television news on Wednesdayafternoon.
In this photo of Tuesday, July 10, 2012, Shin Shin, a giant pandaseven years holds her newborn baby, center, in his cage at theUeno Zoo in Tokyo. The baby panda, born the previous week,died Wednesday because of pneumonia.
• - The bear cub was found in the early hours of Wednesday on his back with no signs of life on the womb, the giant panda Shin Shin, after they spend the night in the same place under the supervision of caregivers.• Upon determination that his heart was not beating breeding urgently transferred to the incubator to try to revive her, without success, and was pronounced dead at 0830 local time (2330 GMT Tuesday).• The cub, which had not yet been named, was the first born in the Ueno Zoo (north of Tokyo) in 24 years and also the first made by natural reproduction, because until 1989 the park had three babies conceived by artificial insemination .
• Shin Shin and his companion, the panda Li Li, mated in late March, and zoo officials suspended the public display of the female on June 30 after showing signs of pregnancy, such as loss of appetite.• The birth took place on July 5 and zoo officials said then that both Shin Shin as breeding, a male cub were in good condition.• Shin Shin and Li Li, the great attractions of the Ueno Zoo, arrived in Tokyo in February 2011 amid great expectations.• They traveled to Japan from China, which ceded to Tokyos zoo for 10 years in exchange for $ 950,000 annually. EFE