Virginia Zoo welcomes red panda cubs

One of two red panda cubs born at the Virginia Zoo on June 25 to mother Bernadette. (Photo courtesy: Virginia Zoo via WAVY)

NORFOLK, Va. (WAVY) — There are two new residents in the Trail of the Tiger exhibit at the Virginia Zoo.

The red panda twins were born June 25 to mother, Bernadette. Zoo officials say the cubs, a boy and a girl, are in good health.

Two red panda cubs were born at the Virginia Zoo on June 25 to mother Bernadette. The cubs, a boy and a girl, are healthy and thriving. (Photo courtesy: Virginia Zoo via WAVY)
Two red panda cubs were born at the Virginia Zoo on June 25 to mother Bernadette. The cubs, a boy and a girl, are healthy and thriving. (Photo courtesy: Virginia Zoo via WAVY)

The female weighs 85 grams and the male 78 grams.

The cubs will stay in the nest for more than 90 days. Click here if you would like to see the new babies LIVE.

This is the third set of twins born at the zoo in the last three years.

Virginia Zoo animal care staff prepare to examine two newborn red panda cubs. The cubs, a boy and a girl, were born on June 25 and are healthy and thriving. (Photo courtesy: Virginia Zoo via WAVY)
Virginia Zoo animal care staff prepare to examine two newborn red panda cubs. The cubs, a boy and a girl, were born on June 25 and are healthy and thriving. (Photo courtesy: Virginia Zoo via WAVY)

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