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USA: Giant Panda Mei Xiang gives birth at National Zoo01:00

USA: Giant Panda Mei Xiang gives birth at National Zoo

United States, Washington D.C
August 23, 2015 at 11:01 GMT +00:00 · Published

A new panda cub was born at the Smithsonian's National Zoo in Washington D.C, Saturday.

The zoo's giant panda Mei Xiang gave birth to the cub after her water broke at around 4.30 pm, the new baby was born just over an hour later.

The cub is Xiang's third offspring, after Tai Shan, who was born in 2005, and Bao Bao, who was born in 2013. The sex of the sub won't be determined until a later date.

Video courtesy of Smithsonian National Zoological Park

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A new panda cub was born at the Smithsonian's National Zoo in Washington D.C, Saturday.

The zoo's giant panda Mei Xiang gave birth to the cub after her water broke at around 4.30 pm, the new baby was born just over an hour later.

The cub is Xiang's third offspring, after Tai Shan, who was born in 2005, and Bao Bao, who was born in 2013. The sex of the sub won't be determined until a later date.

Video courtesy of Smithsonian National Zoological Park

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