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This photo released by Zoo Atlanta on Tuesday, July 16, 2013 shows twin panda cubs born Monday to the zoo's resident giant panda Lun Lun, the first twin pandas born in the United States since 1987, zoo spokeswoman Keisha Hines announced. (AP Photo/Zoo Atlanta, Adam K. Thompson)

3 young pandas at Atlanta zoo are female, not male

ATLANTA (AP) — Genetic testing has revealed that three young giant pandas born at Atlanta’s zoo that were thought to be males are actually females. Zoo Atlanta spokeswoman Keisha Hines says an examination that was […]

12/13/2013

This Aug. 29, 2013 photo provided by the Smithsonian's National Zoo, shows the zoo's Panda mother Mei Xiang with her cub at the zoo in Washington. (AP Photo/Smithsonian's National Zoo)

National Zoo: 2-week-old panda cub is female

WASHINGTON (AP) — It’s a girl! The Smithsonian’s National Zoo announced Thursday that its 2-week-old giant panda cub is female and her father is National Zoo panda Tian Tian. Panda mother Mei Xiang was artificially […]

09/05/2013

In this image from video provided by the Smithsonian National Zoo, Mei Xiang gives birth to a cub two hours after her water broke Friday, Aug. 23, 2013, at the National Zoo in Washington. (AP Photo/Smithsonian National Zoo)

Panda gives birth to her 3rd cub at National Zoo

A giant panda gave birth at Washington’s National Zoo on Friday, causing a buzz among fans as they flocked to a panda cam’s live feed to hear the cub squeal and watch the mother immediately […]

08/23/2013

In this Oct. 11, 2012 photo Mei Xiang, a giant female panda, rests at the National Zoo in Washington. (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin, File)

Panda gives birth to female cub at National Zoo

WASHINGTON (AP) — A giant panda at the Smithsonian’s National Zoo in Washington has given birth to her third cub, a female. The zoo said Mei Xiang gave birth at 5:32 p.m. Friday, two hours […]

08/23/2013

Lun Lun, a 15-year-old giant panda, gave birth to twins on July 15, 2013. The first of the tiny duo arrived at 6:21 p.m., and its twin followed at 6:23 p.m. (Photo courtesy of Zoo Atlanta.)

Giant panda gives birth to twins at Zoo Atlanta

ATLANTA (AP) — A giant panda named Lun Lun gave birth Monday at Zoo Atlanta to two tiny cubs, the first twin pandas born in the United States since 1987, zoo spokeswoman Keisha Hines announced. […]

07/15/2013

Panda Xiao Liwu

Panda cub’s exam: Is he a ham?

Xiao Liwu, the giant panda cub at the San Diego Zoo, enjoyed the attention and new toys he was given during his weekly exam.

12/28/2012

Panda cub's teeth break through

SAN DIEGO (CNS) – Xiao Liwu, the 15-week-old giant panda cub at the San Diego Zoo, has four teeth that broke through his gums, veterinarians said today after the cub’s weekly examination. The cub, who […]

11/15/2012

Last day to vote on Panda's name

SAN DIEGO (CNS) – Today is the last day for the public to vote for a name for the 13-week-old giant panda cub at the San Diego Zoo. The finalists, narrowed down from more than […]

10/30/2012

Vote on Panda cub's name

Everyone is talking about voting these days, including fans of the San Diego Zoo’s pandas. Now it’s time to vote for the name of the male giant panda cub, born on July 29, 2012. There […]

10/24/2012

As condolences pour in, officials work to solve mystery of how panda cub died

WASHINGTON (AP) – As condolences poured in from around the world, National Zoo officials waited Monday for word on why a 6-day-old panda cub died and lamented a heartbreaking setback to their closely watched breeding […]

09/25/2012

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