A pair of pandas in the mood for mating were being given a bit of space Thursday with Japanese zookeepers hoping they will mate on if the public was kept away.
Male and female giant pandas, "Ri Ri" (top) and "Shin Shin", are shown at Tokyo's Ueno Zoological Park, March 25, 2012. The pandas are being given a bit of space, with Japanese zookeepers hoping they will mate if the public is kept away.
Female panda Shin Shin has begun to display the tell-tale behaviour of being ready for action, say officials at Ueno Zoo in the Japanese capital, who add they want her and her beau Ri Ri to have enough privacy to do the deed.
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