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One of Mei Xiang's twin panda cubs. (Credit: Smithsonian's National Zoo)

National Zoo: Panda Mei Xiang Gives Birth to Twins

It’s double trouble for the National Zoo after its adult female panda gave birth to twins.


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

Panda Baby Watch — Who’s the Daddy?

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.


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

National Zoo To Live-Tweet Panda Pregnancy Watch

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.