The baby panda cubs at Zoo Berlin each weigh about as much as a smartphone. Pandas typically can only look after one cub at a time, so zoo staff is helping to make sure both cubs are getting enough attention.
These true, personal stories were recorded live at The Bear on June 14 at Maschinenhaus im Kulturbrauerei in Prenzlauer Berg. The theme of the evening was alone: stories about being a fish out of water.
A new report from Berlin Economics Senator Ramona Pop shows that although the city’s economy is growing more slowly than last year, it’s still growing above the national average. Find out more in your KCRW Berlin News Brief.
Zoo Berlin has confirmed giant panda Meng Meng is indeed expecting, following several weeks of uncertainty. In other news, patriarch and former CEO of Volkswagen, Ferdinand Piëch has died at the age of 82. Piëch is credited with helping VW and other brands establish a global presence in the auto industry.