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Tian Tian (credit: Kevin Patrick/All-News 99.1 WNEW)

Zoo: Giant Panda Cub is a Girl, Tian Tian is the Father

The Smithsonian’s National Zoo says the 2-week-old giant panda cub is a girl and her father is Tian Tian (tee-YEN tee-YEN).

09/05/2013

Photo credit: Courtney Janney, Smithsonian National Zoo

National Zoo: Panda Cub Shows Markings

Mei Xiang’s cub is now showing some markings, making the less than two-week old cup appear more like a panda, than a stick of butter.

09/01/2013

(Photo credit: National Zoo)

Zoo Releases First Video of Panda Cub Since Birth

Well, one thing can be said for the newborn panda cub at the National Zoo. It sure has a good set of lungs.

08/29/2013

Mei Xiang. (Photo credit: KAREN BLEIER/AFP/Getty Images)

DC Zoo: Mei Xiang Showing Signs of Possible Pregnancy

The Smithsonian’s National Zoo has closed part of its panda house because its female giant panda may be pregnant.

07/30/2013

Giant panda Tian Tian at the National Zoo. (Connor Mallon/Smithsonian’s National Zoo)

National Zoo’s Panda Cams Back Online

Fans of the zoo’s giant pandas, Mei Xiang and Tian Tian, can stream live video on any computer, tablet or mobile device without having to refresh the page.

07/22/2013

Tian Tian, the 275-pound male giant panda at the Smithsonian National Zoological Park, moves around in his outdoor enclosure the day after the death of a six-day-old panda cub at the zoo.  (Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)

National Zoo: Panda Cub Died of Liver and Lung Issues

National Zoo scientists have determined what killed a 6-day-old giant panda cub and are preparing to announce their findings.

10/11/2012

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