Calling it here first. ST’s coverage of Kai Kai and Jia Jia’s trip to the wild side for 40 whole minutes will probably win SPH’s annual award to itself next year.

It must be ST’s most risqué piece in years. Pandas in the mood for love: Kai Kai and Jia Jia mate for the first time – for 40 minutes had everything.

Andy Warhol esque photo layouts for the entire fornication process

Andy Warhol

50 Shades of Grey vocabulary

Vets conduct a health check on Kai Kai before electroejaculation.

Kai Kai sniffing Jia Jia during a mating attempt.

Kai Kai peeking at Jia Jia. Jia Jia peeking at Kai Kai.

Peeking

So this time next year, when ST reports on receiving a record number of awards at SPH’s annual awards ceremony – remember we called it first – Panda Porn as the story of the year.