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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.

The zoo's panda team was able to get the cub for its neonatal exam Sunday.

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

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