Hamilton Zoo Director Stephen Standley said the red panda cubs are the first of the species to be born at the Zoo, and staff are keen to see the surviving cub emerge from its nest.
"Because we have never had red panda cubs born at Hamilton Zoo before, we were all very excited to learn of the cubs' birth prior to Christmas," said Mr Standley
said red pandas are one of the few species with a global captive breeding programme, which Hamilton Zoo is part of.
The programme has resulted in some animals being released into the wild.
"We are pleased to be able to contribute to the survival of the species with this breeding opportunity," he
NAME: Stephen Standley