Giant panda at Edinburgh Zoo sick with colic


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The male giant panda at Edinburgh Zoo has been taken ill suffering from colic.

Yang Guang, eight, has retreated from public view to his sick bed while he recovers from the mild illness.

The panda arrived at the zoo from China on 4 December, along with the female, Tian Tian.

The pair, whose names mean Sunshine and Sweetie, are the first giant pandas to live in Britain for 17 years.