Mei Xiang

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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.


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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.


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Zoo Panda Cub That Died Had Liver Abnormalities

Sadness at Washington’s National Zoo. The baby panda died Sunday.


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Giant Panda Cub Born At National Zoo Dies

A giant panda cub born last weekend at the National Zoo in Washington has died.


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Cub Born To Giant Panda At National Zoo

There’s a special arrival at the National Zoo in Washington. The giant panda gave birth Sunday night to the surprise and delight of the panda team, which has been trying to make this happen for the past six years.


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National Zoo Again On Panda Pregnancy Watch

The National Zoo says it’s watching its female giant panda Mei Xiang (may-SHONG) closely for a possible pregnancy.


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National Zoo Attempts To Impregnate Giant Panda

An expert from China and scientists at the National Zoo are attempting to artificially inseminate the zoo’s female giant panda Mei Xiang.


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National Zoo Marks 40 Years Of Pandas

The National Zoo is celebrating 40 years of pandas.


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Panda Pregnancy Watch Underway At National Zoo

Teams of panda fans are keeping a 24-hour-a-day watch on the National Zoo’s giant panda, Mei Xiang to see if she might give birth.


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National Zoo Panda Has Signs Of Possible Pregnancy

Scientists at the National Zoo say they have detected a rise in hormone levels in the female giant panda, Mei Xiang that could indicate the panda may give birth or end a false pregnancy by early July.