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The DC pandas are doing just fine, zoo says

Panda followers on social media were reassured on Wednesday that a mother and cub at the National Zoo are doing just fine.

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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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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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Panda cub Bei Bei near debut

Bei Bei, the National Zoo’s giant panda cub who was named by two first ladies – Peng Liyuan of China and Michelle Obama of the US – will be ready to meet visitors on Jan 16, 2016.

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Panda to be inseminated via China

This year, the National Zoo in Washington will be celebrating giant panda breeding season in a very special way. “This is the first time we’ve imported semen from China for panda breeding,” said Dennis Kelly, director of the zoo.

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