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Newborn Giant Panda Cub Dies and Our Nation Mourns the Loss Along With Mei Xiang

Post by Julie Ryan EvansSome extremely sad news comes out of our nation's capital today, as the new giant panda cub has died. Just last week the world celebrated the birth of the unexpected cub, and today zoo officials found it dead, after hearing cries of distress from its mother, Mei Xiang. The National Zoo tweeted this morning: "We are brokenhearted to share that we have lost our little giant panda cub.
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Week-old giant panda cub born at the National Zoo dies

News : Field Notes (2 years ago)

The giant panda cub born a week ago at the National Zoo in Washington has died, and it was not immediately known why the animal died, zoo officials said Sunday. Zoo officials said in a press release that the cub was found dead Sunda... Read Post

Giant Panda Cub Born Sept. 16 at National Zoo Dies

News : NewsFeed (2 years ago)

Zoo officials say the cub was found dead Sunday morning after panda keepers heard sounds of distress from its mother, Mei Xiang. Read Post

National Zoo Mourns the Death of Week-Old Panda Cub

News : The Rundown News Blog (2 years ago)

Mei Xiang on Sept. 17 with her cub. The cub died unexpectedly on the morning of Sept. 23. Image by Smithsonian's National Zoo. This morning at about 9:17 the panda keepers at Smithonian's National Zoo heard distressed noises coming.... Read Post


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