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Tests Confirm National Zoo’s Panda Cub Is A Girl

The 2-week-old panda cub born at the National Zoo in Washington, D.C., is a female, zoo geneticists have confirmed. Her father is the Zoo’s panda Tian Tian. Scientists confirmed the second, stillborn cub Mei Xiang delivered on Aug. 24, 2013, was a female and the cubs were fraternal twins.

Panda-Themed Hotel Opens In China

An employee dressed in a panda costume poses for a photo during the soft opening of a panda-themed hotel at the foot of Emei Mountain, Southwest China’s Sichuan province, February 25, 2013. [REUTERS/Chian Daily] reuters