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Watch the world's only panda triplets play together


THESE GIANT PANDAS are the only known panda triplets in the world right now.

And they seem to get along very well, judging by this footage of playtime at China’s Chimelong safari park, where the trio celebrated their first birthday earlier this summer.

Source: iPanda/YouTube

The triplets – a girl and two boys – were named Meng Meng (“adorable”), Shuai Shuai (“handsome”) and Ku Ku (“cool”) after a worldwide competition run by the zoo.

Their births last year were hailed as a “miracle” because of pandas’ low birth rate.

Read: Edinburgh Zoo says its giant panda may have had a miscarriage

Read: African elephants could quickly ‘be driven to extinction locally’

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Catherine Healy

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