Giant panda Tian Tian wanders in his area at the National Zoo in Washington, D.C., on Oct. 10, 2012, prior to a press conference regarding the cause of the recent death of a newborn panda. (Rod Lamkey Jr./The Washington Times)

Photo by: ROD LAMKEY JR

Giant panda Tian Tian wanders in his area at the National Zoo in Washington, D.C., on Oct. 10, 2012, prior to a press conference regarding the cause of the recent death of a newborn panda. (Rod Lamkey Jr./The Washington Times)