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Image description: In case you missed it, giant panda Bao Bao celebrated her first birthday at the National Zoo over the weekend. Check out some of the other pictures from her party.

Image description: In case you missed it, giant panda Bao Bao celebrated her first birthday at the National Zoo over the weekend. Check out some of the other pictures from her party.

Image description: A baby panda was born Friday, August 23, at Smithsonian’s National Zoo in Washington, D.C.
The baby cub weighed in at 4.8 ounces. During the cub’s first exam on Sunday, veterinarians observed the cub was breathing normally and was having no problems with eating or digestion.  
The panda cub’s sex and paternity won’t be known for another few weeks.

Image description: A baby panda was born Friday, August 23, at Smithsonian’s National Zoo in Washington, D.C.

The baby cub weighed in at 4.8 ounces. During the cub’s first exam on Sunday, veterinarians observed the cub was breathing normally and was having no problems with eating or digestion. 

The panda cub’s sex and paternity won’t be known for another few weeks.