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Baby panda update: Panda cub now weighs more than three pounds

The zoo's panda team was able to get the cub for its neonatal exam Sunday.9 Photos
(Photo: Smithsonian's National Zoo)
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Here’s a panda update: The baby panda cub born at the National Zoo in August now weighs a little more than three pounds and the zoo says she even gained a full pound since Monday.

The baby panda cub now weighs slightly more than three pounds. (Photo: National Zoo)

She’s a total of 14 inches long.

The baby panda was born on Aug. 23 to Mei Xiang.

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