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Tai Shan's Growth

March 2010
198 pounds

 
February 2010
192 pounds

December 2009
168 pounds
June 2009
205 pounds

March 2009
189 pounds
Late April
181 pounds
Mid-March
170 pounds

January 28, 2008
157 pounds

August 24, 2007
153 pounds
Mid-June
148 pounds

Mid-May
137 pounds
April 23
125 pounds

April 15
122 pounds

March 30
115 pounds

March 11
112 pounds

Late February
107 pounds
Early February
99 pounds

January 11, 2007
89 pounds

December 26, 2006
87 pounds
December 26
87 pounds

December 20
85 pounds
November 27
80 pounds
November 9
77 pounds

September 24
70 pounds

September 21
69 pounds

September 12
67.5 pounds

September 1
65 pounds
August 7
62 pounds
July 28
61.5 pounds

July 6
55 pounds

June 21
Weight: 54 pounds

June 7
Weight: 53 pounds

May 26
Weight: 51 pounds

May 17
Weight: 50 pounds

May 8
Weight: 49 pounds
April 23
Weight: 47 pounds

April 14
Weight: 45 pounds
April 7
Weight: 44 pounds
March 17
Weight: 39 pounds

Some differences from one to exam to another are due to the cub's movements.

Tai Shan lying on a rockMarch 14
Weight: 38 pounds
Lengths
Total: 44.4 inches
Body: 26.3 inches
Head: 13.8 inches
Chest girth: 22.4 inches
Abdominal girth: 28 inches
Neck girth: 16.1 inches


January 11, 2006
Weight: 28 pounds
Lengths
Total: 37 inches
Body: 22.4 inches
Head: 11.8 inches
Chest girth: 20.1 inches
Abdominal girth: 24.8 inches
Neck girth: 14.2 inches

December 13, 2005
Weight: 23.3 pounds
Lengths
Total: 36.6 inches
Body: 23.6 inches
Head: 10.2 inches
Chest girth: 19.3 inches
Abdominal girth:
too much squirming to measure
Neck girth: 13.8 inches
   
November 21
Weight: 19.2 pounds
Lengths
Total: 31.2 inches
Body: 18.5 inches
Head: 10.2 inches
Chest girth: 18.1 inches
Abdominal girth:
20.9 inches
Neck girth: 12.6 inches

 

November 10
Weight:
17.2 pounds
Lengths
Total: 28.6 inches
Body: 16.5 inches
Head: 10.2 inches
Chest girth:
18.9 inches
Abdominal girth: 19.3 inches
Neck girth:
12.2 inches


October 31
Weight: 15.5 pounds
Lengths
Total: 28.5 inches
Body: 16.5 inches
Head: 10.2 inches
Chest girth:
16.9 inches
Abdominal girth: 18.7 inches
Neck girth:
11.4 inches

Since he was very squirmy, there are some inconsistencies with measurements from the previous exam.

panda cubOctober 21
Weight: 14.1 pounds
Lengths
Total: 27.1 inches
Body: 16.1 inches
Head: 8.8 inches
Chest girth:
18.1 inches
Abdominal girth: 18.9 inches
Neck girth: 11.4 inches
The changes in the girth measurements may be due, in part, to the cub's hair growth and tightness of the measuring tape.

 

panda cub October 12
Weight: 12.7 pounds
Lengths
Total: 25.5 inches
Body: 15.7 inches
Head: 7.9 inches
Chest girth: 16.5 inches
Abdominal girth: 19.3 inches
Neck girth: 12.6 inches


panda cubSeptember 30
Weight: 11.1 pounds
Lengths
Total: 24.7 inches
Body: 15 inches
Head: 7.5 inches
Chest girth: 16.5 inches
Abdominal girth: 18.5 inches
Neck girth: 10.4

 


panda cub September 19
Weight: 9.6 pounds
Lengths
Total: 22.5 inches
Body: 13 inches
Head: 7 inches
Chest girth: 15 3/4 inches
Abdominal girth: 18 inches
Neck girth: 11 inches


panda cubSeptember 8

Weight: 7.5 pounds
Lengths
Total: 21 1/4 inches
Body: 12 inches
Head: 7 inches
Tail: 2 1/4 inches
Chest girth: 14 inches
Abdominal girth: 15 inches
Neck girth: 9 1/8 inches


panda cub

August 30
Weight: 6.2 pounds
Body length:
10 inches
Chest girth:
13 inches
Abdominal girth:
13 3/4 inches
Neck girth:
8 3/4 inches


panda cubAugust 18

Weight: 4.2 pounds
Lengths
Total: 17 inches
Head: 5 3/4 inches
Body: 9 1/4 inches
Tail: 2 inches
Chest girth:
12 inches
Abdominal girth: 13 inches

panda cub August 8
Weight: 2.6 pounds
Lengths
Total: 14 1/4 inches
Head: 4 inches
Body: 8 1/4 inches
Tail: 2 inches
Chest girth: 10 inches
Abdominal girth: 10 1/2 inches

panda cubAugust 2
Weight: 1.82 pounds
Total length: 12 inches