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21

Jan

Panda cub Bao Bao makes public debutThe 5-month-old bear snoozed during most of her big event on Saturday.

Panda cub Bao Bao makes public debut
The 5-month-old bear snoozed during most of her big event on Saturday.

02

Dec

National Zoo’s panda cub gets a nameBao Bao is the third panda cub born in the U.S. in 2013, following the birth of twins Mei Lun and Mei Huan in Atlanta.

National Zoo’s panda cub gets a name
Bao Bao is the third panda cub born in the U.S. in 2013, following the birth of twins Mei Lun and Mei Huan in Atlanta.

18

Oct

Fans overwhelm panda cam site after end of government shutdownThe camera may have been dark during the 16-day federal government shutdown, but Mei Xiang’s cub was been busy growing up.

Fans overwhelm panda cam site after end of government shutdown
The camera may have been dark during the 16-day federal government shutdown, but Mei Xiang’s cub was been busy growing up.

15

Oct

Panda miscarries at Edinburgh ZooZookeepers have made a number of attempts using different methods to impregnate Tian Tian but with no success.

Panda miscarries at Edinburgh Zoo
Zookeepers have made a number of attempts using different methods to impregnate Tian Tian but with no success.

02

Jan


 Giant panda holds potential as powerful antibiotic, researchers say 



A peptide in the panda’s blood could be synthesized to fight bacteria and fungi, according to a recent study.
A peptide in the panda’s blood could be synthesized to fight bacteria and fungi, according to a recent study.

14

Nov

San Diego panda cub named ‘Little Gift’Zoo staff wanted to follow Chinese tradition, which states that babies should not be named until at least 100 days after they have been born. They’re calling him Xiao Liwu, or “Little Gift.”

San Diego panda cub named ‘Little Gift’
Zoo staff wanted to follow Chinese tradition, which states that babies should not be named until at least 100 days after they have been born. They’re calling him Xiao Liwu, or “Little Gift.”

08

Nov

100-day-old panda awaits a nameThe name of the panda will be announced on Nov. 13, and contenders include Yu Di (Raindrop) and Shui Long (Water Dragon).

100-day-old panda awaits a name
The name of the panda will be announced on Nov. 13, and contenders include Yu Di (Raindrop) and Shui Long (Water Dragon).

15

Oct

Panda: It’s what used to be for dinner in prehistoric China?Scientist says there’s evidence that some people ate pandas tens of thousands of years ago.

Panda: It’s what used to be for dinner in prehistoric China?
Scientist says there’s evidence that some people ate pandas tens of thousands of years ago.

11

Oct

National Zoo panda died due to lung and liver damageThe cub’s birth followed several years of arduous and unsuccessful attempts to get its mother, Mei Xiang, pregnant.

National Zoo panda died due to lung and liver damage
The cub’s birth followed several years of arduous and unsuccessful attempts to get its mother, Mei Xiang, pregnant.

24

Sep

Panda cubs death remains a mysteryZoo veterinarians are not only investigating the cub’s death, but they will also closely monitor Mei Xiang’s well-being.

Panda cubs death remains a mystery
Zoo veterinarians are not only investigating the cub’s death, but they will also closely monitor Mei Xiang’s well-being.