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
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
A recent survey in China showed that the number of wild pandas in the country has been steadily increasing over the last decade, authorities said during a press conference on Saturday.
By Carey Reed
Bao Bao rolled around in Washington, D.C.’s first snow of 2015.Video by Smithsonian National Zoo We can confirm that Bao Bao — a Washington, D.C. celebrity who was propelled into the limelight last year when she was born to…
By Colleen Shalby
By Andrew Troast
Chinese zoo officials in the southern city of Guangzhou’s Chimelong Safari Park have officially announced the birth of extremely rare panda triplets.
By Zachary Treu
Giant pandas bond at the Smithsonian Institute’s National Zoo. Photo by Ann Batdorf/Smithsonian’s National Zoo. Pandas and advocates for the animal from all over the world were honored at the Giant Panda Zoo Awards ceremony Friday morning at…
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…
By PBS NewsHour
China declared success Tuesday in preventing a lake -- formed by landslides from the massive May 12 earthquake -- from overflowing its banks and flooding downstream communities.
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