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  • Bao Bao: 7-month-old giant panda goes outside for first time
    Bao Bao: 7-month-old giant panda goes outside for first time
    Panda cub Bao Bao went outside for the very first time on Tuesday, April 1. The 7-month old giant panda spent nearly two hours exploring the outside world attempting to climb trees and enjoying a piece of bamboo according to E! News.Everyone loves...
  • Bao Bao makes debut outside.
    National Zoo’s panda cub Bao Bao enjoys the great outdoors for the first time
    Bao Bao, the sweet panda cub born in August at the National Zoo, got her first taste of the outdoors on Tuesday. By her side was mom, Mei Xiang, who never let her baby wander too far from her sight. The Washington Post captured a short video...
  • Baby panda Boa Boa makes her debut
    Baby panda Bao Bao takes her first formal bow at the Smithsonian's National Zoo
    On Jan. 19, baby panda Bao Bao took her first official bow at the age of five months says Fox News Latino and many other sources.According to the Smithsonian's National Zoo in Washington where the cub was born in captivity, giant panda Mei...
  • Bao Bao is the new name for the panda cub at the National Zoo
    The National Zoo announces new name for female panda cub
    The National Zoo’s newest panda cub has celebrated a milestone. She is now 100 days old and according to Chinese tradition, she is old enough to officially be given a name. As reported by Fox News on Dec. 1, the female cub’s chosen...
  • Panda Cam
    Panda cam returns as government shutdown ends
    According to an article published by CNN Money on Oct. 17, the panda cam that airs streaming video of pandas from the Smithsonian National Zoo is back online. The cameras were turned on Thursday for the first time since the government shutdown...
  • Baby panda being checked over by a vet at the National Zoo.
    Panda cub at National Zoo is officially healthy and vibrant after first exam
    Good news for the National Zoo today as they were able to grab the new baby panda cub from mom Mei Xiang for a few minutes to give it a quick exam. After looking the newborn over on Sunday morning, the zoo veterinarian has deemed the tiny cub...
  • Mei Xiang gave birth to stillborn
    Giant panda Mei Xiang births another cub but was stillborn
    The excitement on Friday at the National Zoo as giant panda Mei Xiang became a mama for the third time also brought some sadness 26 hours later. The new mom gave birth to a second baby but this one was stillborn, according to the Washington Post...
  • Giant Panda Mei Xiang Gives Birth at Smithsonian National Zoo
    Giant panda Mei Xiang gives birth a second time to stillborn cub
    On Aug. 24, 2013, Mei Xiang, the giant panda housed at the Smithsonian National Zoo gave birth to a stillborn cub, after a successful live birth of a cub on Friday, according to WUNC.After zookeepers watched Mei on a panda cam groom the second cub...
  • Mei Xiang gave birth to baby panda at National Zoo.
    New baby panda born to Mei Xiang at National Zoo
    An exciting event happened today at the National Zoo in Washington as Mei Xiang gave birth to a baby panda cub on Friday afternoon. The little one popped out after just about two hours of labor, according to the Washington Post on Aug. 23.The...
  • Mei Xiang: Giant Panda at Smithsonian National Zoo
    Giant Panda Cub Dies at National Zoo: Newborn Survived One Week
    Mei Xiang's Cub Dies at Smithsonian's National ZooIt's a sad day at the National Zoo in Washington, D.C. The new giant panda cub, born last week to Mei Xiang, has died.At around 9:20am local time, zoo staff heard a distress cry from...
  • Giant panda cub born in September dies
    Giant panda cub born in September dies
    Sad top news coming in to a warm San Francisco today, right after the news of the San Francisco Giants' win (See that article here: Bumgarner, Scutaro deliver as Giants win NL West (Video) (Video))is about the panda cub born in Washington D.C....
  • Giant panda cub dies
    Giant panda cub dies at Washington National Zoo one week after birth
    Mei Xiang, the giant panda, who gave birth to a bear cub last Sunday at the Washington National Zoo, lost her offspring suddenly. Staff reported the baby cub died early this morning. However, a cause of death has not been determined at this point...
  • Mei Xiang eating bamboo
    National Zoo celebrates birth of panda cub
    After five years of failed conception efforts, scientists and zookeepers at the National Zoo in our nation’s capital rejoice at the birth of a new panda.The mother, fourteen-year-old giant panda named Mei Xiang, gave birth to the new cub...
  • The perfect panda mom
    The perfect panda mom
    Although she seems to be exhausted, proud new mom, Mei Xiang is proving to be the “poster mom for giant pandas,” according the the Smithsonian National Zoo’s chief veterinarian Suzan Murray."She is cradling her cub closely,...