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

Panda Cub at National Zoo Now Weighs Nearly 10 Pounds

The National Zoo says its female giant panda cub now weighs almost 10 pounds.


Mei Xiang, a Giant Panda is seen during

Panda Watch: We Have a Cub

The Smithsonian’s National Zoo says giant panda Mei Xiang gave birth to a cub, Friday afternoon.