Three pandas born in Japan will return to China

Indo Asian News Service

Tokyo, April 7 (IANS) Three pandas born at a zoo in Japan will be returned to China to breed, the zoo said on Friday.

Officials at the Adventure World zoo amusement park in Wakayama prefecture said that two pandas aged six and a four-year-old will be returned to the Chengdu Research Base, Xinhua news agency reported.

The pandas will leave for Chengdu on June 5.

The zoo has been serving as a branch of the breeding facility in Sichuan province and the success rate of pandas returning to China and breeding has been high, said the officials.