Panda beats odds to give birth at US zoo
Tuesday 18 September 2012
A giant panda at the Smithsonian National Zoo in Washington has given birth – after five pseudopregnancies since 2007.
The cub is the second born to Mei Xiang and Tian Tian through artificial insemination. Mei Xiang had less than a 10 per cent chance of becoming pregnant after so many failed attempts.
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