I read this blog post with great amusement from the Wildlife Reserves Singapore, which runs the Singapore Zoo, Night Safari, Jurong Bird Park, and of course the River Safari. Apparently, Jia Jia had been showing signs of pregnancy, but actually isn’t. I find it amusing because, gawd, I haven’t been through any IVF, but from what I hear, all those hormone medicines they give you can make any woman a little edgy.
And on top of that, everyone you know is expecting you to produce a baby, I’d imagine it being like your parents, parents-in-law, kaypoh aunties and uncles, and even the twice removed relatives you only see at weddings, all enquiring about your intimate activities.
Sure, a baby panda would be cute, but maybe she’s not gunning for the working mother subsidies and child relief yet?
Totally just kidding 😉
Read the original post from WRS below:
Vets and keepers confirm giant panda Jia Jia’s pseudopregnancy, a state common worldwide for pandas under human care SINGAPORE, 23 September 2015 – Despite promising signs and after months of monitoring, River Safari’s female panda, Jia Jia, will not be delivering a cub this year. Based on scientific data gathered from her behaviours and hormone levels, […]