The Smithsonian’s National Zoo has closed part of its panda house because its female giant panda may be pregnant.
The National Zoo’s female giant panda’s hormones are rising, which indicates she may be pregnant or experiencing a false pregnancy.
Ever since scientists detected a rise in giant panda Mei Xiang’s urinary estrogens on March 26, the National Zoo has been abuzz with talk of another baby for the 14-year-old bear.
National Zoo scientists have determined what killed a 6-day-old giant panda cub and are preparing to announce their findings.
National Zoo officials have announced the preliminary cause of death for the giant panda cub who died after less than a week of life.
The National Zoo’s newest addition is saying ‘hi.’ The newly born panda cub delighted Panda Cam viewers Thursday morning as it squealed while its mother, Mei Xiang, picked it up and began grooming it.
A giant panda at Washington’s zoo surprised scientists and zookeepers by becoming a mom again after years of failed pregnancies.
Well she’s not pregnant yet, but she’s National Zoo officials are hopeful Mei Xiang will give birth to a cub this year. And they’ll be taking you behind the bars to witness the entire process…on Twitter.