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This photo provided by the Smithsonian's National Zoo shows Mei Xiang's giant panda cub undergoing an exam on Oct. 11, 2013, at the zoo in Washington. The zoo was set to reopen on Friday, though the popular panda cam went live on Thursday morning, Oct. 17. By Oct, 11 exam, the cub had both her eyes partially open and she now is reacting to the noises she hears in the panda house. (AP Photo/Smithsonian National Zoo, Bill Clements)
Photo by: Bill Clements
This photo provided by the Smithsonian's National Zoo shows Mei Xiang's giant panda cub undergoing an exam on Oct. 11, 2013, at the zoo in Washington. The zoo was set to reopen on Friday, though the popular panda cam went live on Thursday morning, Oct. 17. By Oct, 11 exam, the cub had both her eyes partially open and she now is reacting to the noises she hears in the panda house. (AP Photo/Smithsonian National Zoo, Bill Clements)

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