Giant pandas Tian Tian and Yang Guang are to have their indoor show dens closed to visitors from Friday as tension mounts over a possible pregnancy.
HOPES have risen for the late summer arrival of the first panda cub to be born in Scotland with news Tian Tian has conceived, although she is not yet technically pregnant.
The UK's only female giant panda has conceived but is not yet technically pregnant, zoo bosses have announced.
THE operating window was just a few hours long, but now panda experts face an anxious wait of several months before pregnancy tests will confirm if artificial insemination is a success.
The UK's only female giant panda has been artificially inseminated after she and her intended partner failed to mate naturally.