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National Zoo: Panda Cub Goes Outside For First Time

National Zoo giant panda cub Bao Bao has ventured outside for the first time.

04/01/2014

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National Zoo Says Panda Cub May Venture Outside

The National Zoo says giant panda cub Bao Bao may soon start venturing outside for the first time with her mother.

03/31/2014

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National Zoo: Panda Cub Bao Bao Growing As Expected

The National Zoo says panda cub Bao Bao is growing just as she should be.

01/07/2014

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National Zoo Reopens To Visitors After Shutdown

The National Zoo in Washington is back open, and fans couldn’t be happier. The government shutdown forced the zoo to close its doors.

10/18/2013

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Clean Bill Of Health For The National Zoo’s Giant Panda Cub

The National Zoo’s giant panda cub has been given a clean bill of health after its first veterinarian exam.

09/18/2013

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It’s A Girl! National Zoo’s 2-Week-Old Panda Cub Is Female

The Smithsonian’s National Zoo says its 2-week-old giant panda cub is female.

09/05/2013

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National Zoo Celebrates Male Panda’s 16th Birthday

The National Zoo is celebrating the 16th birthday of its male panda, Tian Tian.

08/27/2013

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Panda Cub Described As Healthy And Vibrant

The giant panda cub at the Smithsonian’s National Zoo appears to be in excellent health, zookeepers reported after a 10-minute physical exam Sunday morning.

08/25/2013

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Special Delivery: Watch Giant Panda Give Birth At National Zoo In D.C.

After weeks of waiting, a giant panda gives birth at the National Zoo in Washington. With the world watching via webcam, Mei Xiang had a newborn cub. And believe it or not, there is still a possibility a second cub could be on the way.

08/23/2013

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Panda At National Zoo Shows Signs Of Pregnancy Or Pseudopregnancy

The Smithsonian’s National Zoo says it’s on 24-hours-a-day panda watch as a female giant panda shows behavioral changes consistent with a pregnancy or pseudopregnancy.

08/16/2013

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D.C. Zoo: Panda Behavior Hints At Possible Pregnancy

The Smithsonian’s National Zoo says its female giant panda is showing behavioral changes and is focused on building her nest as animal keepers watch for a possible pregnancy.

08/06/2013

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National Zoo Performs Insemination On Giant Panda

A Chinese veterinarian has performed an artificial insemination on the National Zoo’s female giant panda, Mei Xiang.

03/30/2013

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