Panda Cub

The National Zoo's panda cub gets weighed and measured Oct. 29. (credit: Smithsonian's National Zoo)

Giant Panda Cub Eyes Open, Spending Time Apart From Mom

The National Zoo says its female giant panda cub is growing quickly and is spending more time away from her mother.

10/31/2013

The National Zoo's panda cub had a medical exam and got her first vaccine on Oct. 23. (credit: Smithsonian's National Zoo)

Panda Cub Is Crawling, Handled Her First Vaccine Well

The National Zoo’s panda cub is growing fast.

10/23/2013

The panda cub at the National Zoo in D.C. (Photo from Smithsonian National Zoo)

Panda Cub Undergoes Full Vet Exam at D.C.’s National Zoo

The panda cub at the National Zoo in Washington hit another milestone this week.

09/26/2013

(Photo courtesy of Courtney Janney/Smithsonian's National Zoo)

Giant Panda Cub Fit As A Fiddle After First Full Checkup

The National Zoo’s panda cub had her first full vet exam Monday, and handlers say she weighs just under 2 pounds.

09/17/2013

(Photo credit: National Zoo)

Zoo Releases Latest Footage of Panda Cub

The latest video of D.C.’s hottest celebrity is out. That would be the zoo’s nearly three-week-old panda cub, of course.

09/11/2013

(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

Photo credit: Courtney Janney, Smithsonian National Zoo

Protective Panda Mom Prevents 2nd Exam of Cub

Attempts by the panda team at the National Zoo to distract new mom Mei Xiang so they could examine her newborn cub Tuesday were unsuccessful.

08/27/2013

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

Dennis W. Kelly (L), Director of the Smithsonian's National Zoo, and Suzan Murray (R), chief veterinarian of Smithsonian's National Zoo talk about the sudden death of a baby panda cub during a press conference at the National Zoo on September 23, 2012.  (Photo by Mark Wilson/Getty Images)

Zoo Officials to Reveal Cause of Panda Cub’s Death

The National Zoo is set to reveal what killed a 6-day-old giant panda cub.

10/10/2012

Archive image of Giant Panda (credit: KAREN BLEIER/AFP/Getty Images)

Giant Panda Cub Dies at National Zoo

The National Zoo says the giant panda cub born Sept. 16 at National Zoo has died.

09/23/2012

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