Big news out of D.C. tonight. A panda cub was born at the Smithsonian’s National Zoo and the birth was streamed live for millions to witness.
The National Zoo says its female giant panda cub now weighs almost 10 pounds.The zoo says the cub weighed in Friday at 9.68 pounds.
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.
The National Zoo says it’s watching its female giant panda Mei Xiang (may-SHONG) closely for a possible pregnancy.