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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's cub appears to be robust, fully formed and a healthy shade of pink. Two days after its birth, the cub weighed about 4.8 ounces.

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