They grow up so fast! The National Zoo is celebrating giant panda cub Bao Bao’s second birthday Sunday.
Officials at the National Zoo say they’re optimistic about the chances that twin giant panda cubs will survive thanks in part to a technique developed by panda breeders in China.
It’s double trouble for the National Zoo after its adult female panda gave birth to twins.
“Panda watch” continues after National Zoo officials say they believe the mother of nearly 2-year-old giant panda Bao Bao is pregnant again.
Beloved National Zoo panda cub Bao Bao may only be 18 months old, but it’s time for her mom, Mei Xiang, to be an empty-nester, the zoo says.
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Bill McShea is an ecologist who has worked at the National Zoo’s facility in Front Royal, Virginia, since 1986. He is also the Smithsonian’s “panda guy.”
The National Zoo’s panda cub, Bao Bao, is out and about in her mother’s outdoor enclosure for the first time Tuesday.
The National Zoo is extending its hours for the giant panda house this weekend as panda cub Bao Bao makes her public debut.
The National Zoo is preparing panda cub Bao Bao for her public debut this month.
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