It's a cub! Watch the National Zoo's Giant Panda give birth

Get out the party hats, a giant panda has been born! Yesterday afternoon, Mei Xiang, one of the ursine residents of the Smithsonian's National Zoo, gave birth to another little cub. Time to turn on the panda cam! » 8/24/13 8:00am 8/24/13 8:00am

Chinese panda with special "survival training" has been released into…

Back in 2006, Chinese scientists released a panda named Xiang Xiang into the wild as part of their effort to increase population levels. Unfortunately, Xiang Xiang was killed a year later when he got into a fight with wild pandas. Hoping to avoid a similar setback, scientists have now released a second panda into the… » 10/12/12 7:55am 10/12/12 7:55am