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WJLA, August 25, 2013

Mei Xiang's panda cub has first exam

Mei Xiang gave birth to a healthy panda cub Friday, Aug. 23. Its twin, a stillborn cub, was born the next night. Panda experts say the live cub is robust, fully formed and eating well.

Mei Xiang began showing behavioral changes consistent with pregnancy weeks ago. Here she is eating some bamboo.

(Photo: Smithsonian's National Zoo) of fullscreen mode

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