Awwww......a baby giant panda is born in D.C.

by Thor on Sep. 17th, 2012

Panda baby: The newly born panda at the National Zoo looks much like this baby panda born years ago.
Panda baby: The newly born panda at the National Zoo looks much like this baby panda born years ago.Courtesy Coegota
A baby giant panda was born last night at the National Zoo in Washington, D.C. It's the first captive birth of a panda at the zoo since 2005 and only the second captive panda birth at the zoo ever. Mother and child are reported to both being doing well, while pappa panda is passing out cigars to all the other bears at the zoo. The zoo will follow Chinese custom and name the baby panda in 100 days. Do you have any suggestions?

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colin's picture
colin says:

cute
it has a tale
ha ha

posted on Sat, 09/22/2012 - 1:50pm
desirey's picture
desirey says:

i think it is so awsome that a new life was brout to the world !

posted on Sat, 09/22/2012 - 6:29pm
Thor's picture
Thor says:

Hate to be the bearer of bad news, but the little panda baby died over the weekend due to liver problems.

posted on Mon, 09/24/2012 - 11:49am
kadie jay's picture
kadie jay says:

so cute i wannna kis the little bear!

-kadiejayk zle

posted on Tue, 09/25/2012 - 12:59pm
gita's picture
gita says:

Captive birth of pandas will surely lead to the revival of these species and prevent them form being extinct, just like the Dodo bird in Australia. I do hope that there are more births like this in the zoos and later they can be released into the wild.

posted on Thu, 09/19/2013 - 4:15am

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