mei xiang

August 18, 2020 | Michelle Queen

National Zoo: We Hope to Have a Healthy Cub in the Coming Days!

The Smithsonian’s National Zoo is anxiously awaiting the birth of a giant panda cub. Friday the Zoo revealed Mei Xiang (may-SHONG) appeared to be pregnant based on the results of an ultrasound. 🐼🤞 Our vets detected tissue consistent with fetal development during giant panda Mei Xiang’s ultrasound today. It's too early to tell if the […]

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August 23, 2015 | Sonya Burke

Twin Panda Cubs Born at National Zoo (VIDEOS)

It’s the talk of the town: twin Panda cubs! Giant panda Mei Xiang gave birth to twin panda cubs at the Smithsonian’s National Zoo on Aug. 22. The first giant panda cub was born at 5:34 p.m. and the second giant panda cub was born at 10:07 p.m. on Saturday night. “All of us are […]

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