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    Mei Xiang, like the pandas at other zoos in the United States, is always a popular attraction and interest has risen since she gave birth at the National Zoo to a cub Aug. 23. Zookeepers have yet to have a second look at the cub since its initial physical. (Associated Press)


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    Rusty, a red panda at the National Zoo, went missing at about 6 p.m. Sunday, officials said.


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    the National Zoos adorable endangered Andean bear cubs will be introduced to the public this weekend after being born in December. photo/National Zoo


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    Tai Shan the panda at the National Zoo in 2009. (The Washington Times)


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    Giant panda Mei Xiang eats a frozen fruit treat in her 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 the panda's newborn cub. (Rod Lamkey Jr./The Washington Times)


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    Giant panda Mei Xiang relaxes in the sun in her 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 the panda's newborn cub. (Rod Lamkey Jr./The Washington Times)


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    As two women look on, giant panda Mei Xiang relaxes in the sun in her 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 the panda's newborn cub. (Rod Lamkey Jr./The Washington Times)


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    Giant panda Tian Tian eats a frozen fruit treat 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)


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    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)


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