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Photo: The pink panda

A newly born panda cub at the Wolong Giant Panda Protection Center in China in 2006. Photo: AP/Color China Photo

At 5:39 a.m. this morning, a Panda named Lun Lun gave birth to her third cub at Zoo Atlanta. The cub is the only giant panda to be born in the U.S. in 2010 and represents a significant achievement for global efforts to save the endangered species. It is estimated that there are fewer than 1,600 giant pandas remaining in the wild, plus 280 pandas living in captivity. Video of the birth can be seen on Zoo Atlanta’s Panda Cam.

You can also satisfy your panda craving with the infectious sneezing baby panda video.

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