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Huanlili and Yuandudu, pandas from Beauval Zoo, baptized in the presence of Kylian Mbappé

2021-11-18T17:15:47.122Z

Babies from Beauval Zoo, sponsored by footballer Kylian Mbappé and Zhang Jiaqi, gold medalist in diving at the Tokyo Olympics, were



It is the big day for the panda babies of the ZooParc de Beauval, who got rid of their pseudonyms to receive their official names, one hundred days after their birth, as is the Chinese tradition.

Fleur de Coton and Petite Neige thus became Huanlili and Yuandudu.

The names were unveiled with great fanfare in the presence of their French and Chinese godfathers, world football champion Kylian Mbappé and Zhang Jiaqi, gold medalist in diving at the Olympics.

from Tokyo.

Giant pandas belong to China, where traditionally the Chinese first lady chooses the name of pandas.

This time, for the first time, the names were chosen differently, China having proposed five duos of names which were put to the vote of Internet users on the website of the ZooParc de Beauval.

Yuan Meng will fly to China

The two baby pandas of Huan Huan, the female panda from Beauval Zoo, were born on August 2, 2020 after a very long wait from caregivers who watched for the first signs of the disease for a whole weekend. great moment, in front of a screen retransmitting images of the female 24 hours a day.

Beauval Zoo can now boast of presenting to the public no less than five pandas.

A short-lived record: the living cuddly toys, symbols of the Middle Empire, are "loans" from China, and Yuan Meng, the first baby panda born in France and sponsored by Brigitte Macron, should fly from here a few months to Beijing.

His departure has already been delayed for a year due to the Covid-19 epidemic.

Source: leparis

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