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DC’s giant panda fans could be in for a big surprise

Giant panda cubs often steal the spotlight at the Smithsonian National Zoo in Washington, such as the departure of female cub Bao Bao on Feb 21 and the weaning of male cub Bei Bei a few weeks later. All eyes have now turned once again to their mother Mei Xiang, who turned 19 on Saturday.

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Debut, weaning and breeding: pandas get busy

Giant panda Bao Bao was a star at the Smithsonian’s National Zoo before she left for China on Feb 21. And it turns out that she is also a star back in China.

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Zoo gets busy in bid to grow panda ranks

Just eight days after the departure of its beloved giant panda Bao Bao, the Smithsonian’s National Zoo is embarking on producing new cubs.

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Bao Bao adjusting to new home back at China center

Bao Bao, the US-born panda cub returned to China, has quickly adapted to her new home in Sichuan province, despite a flight of nearly 17 hours from the United States.

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Bao Bao says ‘bittersweet’ bye bye to US

For Dennis Kelly, director of the Smithsonian’s National Zoo, seeing giant panda Bao Bao leaving for China on Tuesday was “bittersweet.”

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What do pandas, China hands and Richard Nixon have in common?

The National Zoo was extremely crowded on a sunny Sunday with people coming to say goodbye to giant panda Bao Bao.

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