Pandas prep for mating season

Experts say that the giant pandas Tian Tian and Yang Guang are likely to meet for the breeding season in the coming days. The Royal Zoological Society of Scotland has announced that female panda Tian Tian could possibly be in her 36 hour fertile window, and hopes are high the two pandas at the Edinburgh Zoo will successfully mate.

Giant Pandas Tian Tian And Yang Guang Ahead Of The 2013 Breeding Season

EDINBURGH, SCOTLAND - APRIL 10: Yang Guang, the male Panda at Edinburgh Zoo, eats bamboo inside his enclosure on April 10, 2013 in Glasgow, Scotland. Zoo experts can now say that the giant pandas Tian Tian and Yang Guang are likely to meet for the breeding season imminently. The Royal Zoological Society of Scotland has announced that scientific testing has identified that female panda Tian Tian could possibly now be as little as 10 days away from her 36 hour fertile window. (Photo by Jeff J Mitchell/Getty Images)

Giant Pandas Tian Tian And Yang Guang Ahead Of The 2013 Breeding Season

EDINBURGH, SCOTLAND - APRIL 10: Yang Guang, the male Panda at Edinburgh Zoo, eats bamboo inside his enclosure on April 10, 2013 in Glasgow, Scotland. Zoo experts can now say that the giant pandas Tian Tian and Yang Guang are likely to meet for the breeding season imminently. The Royal Zoological Society of Scotland has announced that scientific testing has identified that female panda Tian Tian could possibly now be as little as 10 days away from her 36 hour fertile window. (Photo by Jeff J Mitchell/Getty Images)

Giant Pandas Tian Tian And Yang Guang Ahead Of The 2013 Breeding Season

EDINBURGH, SCOTLAND - APRIL 10: Yang Guang, the male Panda at Edinburgh Zoo, eats bamboo inside his enclosure on April 10, 2013 in Glasgow, Scotland. Zoo experts can now say that the giant pandas Tian Tian and Yang Guang are likely to meet for the breeding season imminently. The Royal Zoological Society of Scotland has announced that scientific testing has identified that female panda Tian Tian could possibly now be as little as 10 days away from her 36 hour fertile window. (Photo by Jeff J Mitchell/Getty Images)

Giant Pandas Tian Tian And Yang Guang Ahead Of The 2013 Breeding Season

EDINBURGH, SCOTLAND - APRIL 10: Yang Guang, the male Panda at Edinburgh Zoo, eats bamboo inside his enclosure on April 10, 2013 in Glasgow, Scotland. Zoo experts can now say that the giant pandas Tian Tian and Yang Guang are likely to meet for the breeding season imminently. The Royal Zoological Society of Scotland has announced that scientific testing has identified that female panda Tian Tian could possibly now be as little as 10 days away from her 36 hour fertile window. (Photo by Jeff J Mitchell/Getty Images)

Edinburgh Zoo's Pandas Meet The Public For The First Time

EDINBURGH, SCOTLAND - DECEMBER 16: Eve Miller, one of the first members of the public to view Tian Tian the female panda bear at Edinburgh Zoo on December 16, 2011 in Edinburgh, Scotland. The eight-year-old pair of giant pandas arrived on a specially chartered flight from China over a week ago and are the first to live in the UK for 17 years. Edinburgh zoo are hopeful that the pandas will give birth to cubs during their 10 year stay in Scotland. (Photo by Jeff J Mitchell/Getty Images)

Edinburgh Zoo's Pandas Meet The Public For The First Time

EDINBURGH, SCOTLAND - DECEMBER 16: Memebers of the public view Tian Tian the female panda bear at Edinburgh Zoo on December 16, 2011 in Edinburgh, Scotland. The eight-year-old pair of giant pandas arrived on a specially chartered flight from China over a week ago and are the first to live in the UK for 17 years. Edinburgh zoo are hopeful that the pandas will give birth to cubs during their 10 year stay in Scotland. (Photo by Jeff J Mitchell/Getty Images)

Two Giant Pandas Make Their First Appearance In Front Of The Media Since Arriving From China

EDINBURGH, SCOTLAND - DECEMBER 12: Male panda Yang Guang makes his first appearance in front of the media since arriving from China on December 12, 2011 in Edinburgh, Scotland. The eight-year-old pair of giant pandas arrived on a specially chartered flight from China over a week ago and are the first to live in the UK for 17 years. Edinburgh zoo are hopeful that the pandas will give birth to cubs during their 10 year stay in Scotland. (Photo by Jeff J Mitchell/Getty Images)

Edinburgh Zoo's Pandas Meet The Public For The First Time

EDINBURGH, SCOTLAND - DECEMBER 16: Tian Tian the female panda bear looks out from her enclosure as members of the public view her for the first time at Edinburgh Zoo on December 16, 2011 in Edinburgh, Scotland. The eight-year-old pair of giant pandas arrived on a specially chartered flight from China over a week ago and are the first to live in the UK for 17 years. Edinburgh zoo are hopeful that the pandas will give birth to cubs during their 10 year stay in Scotland. (Photo by Jeff J Mitchell/Getty Images)