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Juxiao the giant panda gave birth this summer to three cubs at the Chimelong Safari Park in China. The little ones are the only known surviving giant panda triplets. However, since giant pandas typically raise one offspring at a time, the cubs were rotated in and out of their mother's care until she could get the hang of looking after such a large brood. Watch the video to see the heart-warming reunion between Juxiao and her triplets, who are now all able to live together. Share this on Facebook? MORE ON PAWNATION: Panda Cubs Refuse to Take Their Medicine 'Mutant' Giant Spider Dog' Is YouTube's Most Popular Video of 2014 GoPro Offers Glimpse Into The Life of a Squirrel...

Few people want to admit that their beloved puppy is approaching his twilight years. While it is possible for dogs to live into their 30s, like the Australian cattle dog Chilla who died at age 32, a more likely estimate of your canine's life span ranges from almost 7 years to 13 ½. Here are some changes to expect as your dog enters his golden years. Credit: carterse/Flickr 1. More Talkative Excessive vocalizing as he ages doesn't mean he's becoming more conversational, but it could indicate that he's disoriented due to cognitive dysfunction, he's becoming deaf, or he's in pain, perhaps from arthritis. Have him thoroughly examined to rule out any medical condition. If there's no physical c...

These curious kids find ways to play with their favorite zoo friends, even when separated by thick safety glass.

Why Senior Pets Are the Best

Adopting a dog or cat is an exciting time for every member of the family - especially for the kids. While they may want to take home a puppy or kitten (who can resist those little faces?), there are a lot of excellent reasons to consider adopting a senior dog or cat. Here are just a few of the many reasons older pets are great for families. Credit: Getty Editorial They're a Well-Kept Secret "Compared to the huge undertaking it is to raise a youngster, I find that the pleasures and joys of an adult pet are so underrated," said Gail Buchwald, senior vice president of the ASPCA adoption center. "The best kept secret is getting a pet that's already an adult." Families with busy households an...