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Aug 30, 2015 10:09 AM ET // Laura Geggel, LiveScience
If the National Zoo's firstborn panda cub hadn't died just five days after it was born, it would have been a fraternal twin to the surviving panda.
Aug 26, 2015 04:45 PM ET // Discovery News
The Smithsonian veterinary team continues to monitor mother Mei Xiang and the larger of her cubs.
Aug 24, 2015 11:02 AM ET // Jennifer Viegas
It’s all hands on deck for veterinarians at Smithsonian’s National Zoo, who are caring for giant panda twins born there over the weekend. Continue reading →
Aug 19, 2015 04:25 PM ET // Discovery News
The National Zoo's panda team is watching Mei through its panda cams and says it is officially a 24-hour ‪watch for cubs.
Aug 18, 2015 12:45 PM ET // AFP
The protective mother, loaned by China to Malaysia, is still shielding her new arrival, and only its legs and some body parts are visible to onlookers.
Jul 28, 2015 12:23 PM ET // Discovery News
Hong Kong's prized panda is the equivalent of more than 100 human years old.
Jul 10, 2015 10:00 AM ET // Laura Geggel, LiveScience
Relative to their size, giant pandas have a smaller brain, liver and kidneys than other bears and they have extremely low thyroid hormone levels.
May 19, 2015 10:33 AM ET // Laura Geggel, LiveScience
Even though bamboo is their main food source, giant pandas are horrible at digesting it.
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