Two red panda cubs born at Virginia Zoo

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

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 are in good health.

The female weighs 85 grams and the male 78 grams.

The cubs will stay in the nest for more than 90 days. If you would like to see the new babies live, click here:

This is the third set of twins born at the zoo in the last three years. provides commenting to allow for constructive discussion on the stories we cover. In order to comment here, you acknowledge you have read and agreed to our Terms of Service. Commenters who violate these terms, including use of vulgar language or racial slurs, will be banned. Please be respectful of the opinions of others and keep the conversation on topic and civil. If you see an inappropriate comment, please flag it for our moderators to review.

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