100-day-old panda cubs weigh 11 pounds each
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The world's only giant panda triplets were doing well. They turned 100 days old Wednesday.
Each weighs more than 11 pounds. That's up from just over 100 grams at birth. They started teething at around 80 days old. Each cub has two small teeth.
The cubs were born on July 29 within four hours. The female cub was delivered first and then her brothers. Physical exams show the cubs' health to be ideal, said Dong Guixin. He is general manager of Chimelong Safari Park in Guangzhou. That's the capital of south China's Guangdong province.
Starting Wednesday, the cubs will be displayed to visitors for limited times. The cubs are also taking turns living with their mother for five-day cycles.
It's important that the cubs bond with their mother, Dong said. "We hope that they can live together if the cubs grow healthily," Dong said.
The cubs haven't been named. The park is seeking suggestions from the public.