Washington's newest giant panda cub is nameless no more. Call him Bei Bei. Michelle Obama and her Chinese counterpart, Peng Liyuan, revealed the name Friday during a tour of the panda house at the Smithsonian's National Zoo.
By Darlene Superville, Associated Press
Mei Xiang had refused to allow zoo keepers to swap out the cubs since Monday afternoon.
By Margaret Sessa-Hawkins
By PBS NewsHour
The National Zoo's giant panda Mei Xiang gave birth to twin cubs on Saturday in Washington D.C., the zoo confirmed.
By Andrew Mach
By Online DA
The giant panda is an endangered species, threatened by destruction of their natural habitats and low birth rates. At zoos, like Smithsonian's National Zoo, veterinarians and zoologists attempt to understand the reproductive cycle of these large mammals to prevent their…
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