Visiting hours for panda cub Xiang Xiang have been extended to seven hours a day at a zoo in Tokyo to meet demand, reports the Asahi Shimbun.
The Ueno Zoo will keep the young cub in its public display from 9:45am to 4:45pm on a daily basis.
Xiang Xiang was born on June 12, 2017.
The young female made its public debut on December 19, 2017.
It's being reported a daily limit of 2,000 visitors is set to be scrapped at the end of January.
The extension of 'panda diplomacy' in Japan comes as Finland prepares to welcome a pair of giant pandas on Wednesday.