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Objects of the Week Archive

Object of the Week for September 21

Mei Xiang’s Newborn Giant Panda Cub

Meet the newest addition to the giant panda family at the Smithsonian's National Zoo! Keepers performed a check-up on the cub on September 13 when mother Mei Xiang left the den to eat some bamboo. The cub appears healthy and vibrant.

Giant Panda Mei Xiang Cares for Her Cub at Smithsonian's National Zoo