Giant Panda

  • Mei Xiang takes panda cub outside for the first time

    11/8/13 12:35 PM

    For the first time since being born on Aug. 23, the now 8.14-pound cub was taken outside of her den by Mei Xiang. The first outside excursion, which happened on Nov. 3, lasted for about 30 seconds.

  • Twin panda cubs born at Zoo Atlanta

    7/16/13 10:38 AM Comment

    A giant panda named Lun Lun gave birth Monday at Zoo Atlanta to two tiny cubs, the first twin pandas born in the United States since 1987, zoo spokeswoman Keisha Hines announced.