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.”
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).
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.
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.
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.
Panda cub dies at U.S. National Zoo
Following the sad discovery, zoo officials turned off the ‘panda cam,’ an Internet-accessible, 24-hour camera trained on the animals.
Panda cub born at Washington zoo
The cub was born at the National Zoo to a giant panda lent to the United States by China.
Baby giant panda’s death in Tokyo sparks grief
The death of the panda, which was born on July 5, brought the director of the Ueno Zoo to tears.
BBC names a panda one of its 12 most interesting women of the year
Controversy over Tian Tian the giant panda creates a Twitter trending topic.