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National Zoo Vet: Panda Cub Had Abnormal Liver

Posted September 24th, 2012 at 5:00 pm (UTC-5)
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The head veterinarian at the National Zoo in Washington says the week-old panda cub who died Sunday had an abnormal liver, but the cause of its death is still unknown. Doctors say the baby’s liver was discolored and hard. The cub also had fluid in its abdomen, another unusual condition for baby pandas. Condolences from […]

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Week-old Panda Cub in Washington Zoo Dies

Posted September 23rd, 2012 at 3:25 pm (UTC-5)
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There is sad news from the National Zoo in Washington — the giant panda cub born last week has died. Zookeepers say they heard the baby’s mother, Mei Xiang, giving a distress call Sunday morning. Veterinarians tried to restart the cub’s heart and tried other lifesaving methods, but to no avail. The zoo calls the […]

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