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The Miracle of Breeding a Panda Cub During a Pandemic

In a year of tortured politics, nationwide protests, and a highly contagious pandemic, our troubled republic finally has something to celebrate. Washington, D.C., has a panda cub. Mei Xiang, a mellow matriarch who weighs in at two hundred and thirty pounds, gave birth to a tiny, hairless pink cub weighing…
bubmag
August 22, 2020
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Giant Panda Mei Xiang Gives Birth At National Zoo

Washington’s 22-year-old female panda, Mei Xiang, has given birth to a cub, Smithsonian’s National Zoo announced Friday evening. The cub, whose sex is yet unknown, was born at 6:35 p.m., and the zoo says she’s caring for it attentively. It may be several days before keepers can retrieve the cub…
bubmag
August 22, 2020
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‘The whole world celebrates’ on-camera birth of panda cub

Ashraf Khalil, Associated Press Updated 12:28 pm CDT, Saturday, August 22, 2020 In this image from video provided by the Smithsonian National Zoo, Mei Xiang is seen after giving birth to a Giant Panda cub Friday evening, Aug. 21, 2020, in Washington. The cub is Mei Xiang's fourth. Her first three…
bubmag
August 22, 2020
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Giant Panda ‘Mei Xiang’ Gives Birth to Cub at National Zoo

(WASHINGTON) — Delivering a “much-needed moment of pure joy,” the National Zoo’s giant panda Mei Xiang gave birth to a wiggling cub Friday at a time of global pandemic and social unrest. An experienced mom, “Mei Xiang picked the cub up immediately and began cradling and caring for it,” the…
bubmag
August 22, 2020
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Birth of panda cub provides ‘much-needed moment of pure joy’

WASHINGTON (AP) — Delivering a “much-needed moment of pure joy,” the National Zoo’s giant panda Mei Xiang gave birth to a wiggling cub Friday at a of global pandemic and social unrest.An experienced mom, “Mei Xiang picked the cub up immediately and began cradling and caring for it,” the zoo…
bubmag
August 22, 2020
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National Zoo welcomes giant panda cub

Skip to main content HomeCoronavirus Updates2020 Election ResultsElectionsNationWorldPoliticsFactcheckEducationInvestigationsHealthWeatherRace in AmericaImpeachmentJust the FAQsTracking 2020Register to VoteVoter GuideThe Smithsonian National Zoo has a new resident with the birth of a giant panda cub on Friday. (AugAPRead More
bubmag
August 22, 2020
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Birth of panda cub provides ‘much-needed moment of pure joy’

Carole Feldman, Associated Press Updated 2:35 am CDT, Saturday, August 22, 2020 In this image from video provided by the Smithsonian National Zoo, Mei Xiang is seen after giving birth to a Giant Panda cub Friday evening, Aug. 21, 2020, in Washington. The cub is Mei Xiang's fourth. Her first three…
bubmag
August 22, 2020
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Yangon Zoo: Please adopt these lovely animals

Struggling to care for its animals, the Yangon Zoo is putting them up for adoption. Myanmar’s oldest and second-largest zoo is appealing to the public to adopt its tigers, lions, elephants, bears, red pandas and more after going months with few visitors. Joining the newly announced adoption program means getting…
bubmag
August 21, 2020
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National Zoo awaits birth of pandemic panda cub

Ashraf Khalil, Associated Press Updated 2:49 am CDT, Tuesday, August 18, 2020 FILE - In this Aug. 23, 2015 file photo, The Smithsonian National Zoo's Giant Panda Mei Ziang, sleeps in the indoor habitat at the zoo in Washington. Zookeepers at Washington’s National Zoo are on baby watch after concluding that…
bubmag
August 18, 2020