|Giant panda Hubao eats bamboo shoots at the Bifengxia Panda Base in Ya'an, Sichuan province on Sept 3, 2012. [Photo/Asianewsphoto]|
Two pandas, known by their Chinese names as Wujie and Hubao, will leave for the new River Safari zoo in Singapore on Sept 5. Wujue will be renamed Kai Kai and Hubao will be renamed Jia Jia, the pandas are on a ten year loan to Singapore.
Wujie is a 5 year old male and Hubao is a 4 year old female, the pandas will be available to be viewed by the public in December once they have adapted to their new environment.