Aug. 23 - Giant panda Mei Xiang gave birth to a panda cub at the Smithsonian's National Zoo in Washington, D.C., after going into labor while many panda fans watched on the zoo's streaming video ''Panda Cam.'' Rough Cut (no reporter narration)
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The giant panda at the Smithsonian's National Zoo gave birth to a panda cub at 5:32 pm edt on Friday (August 23).
Panda fans watched Mei Xiang as she was in labor via the Zoo's Panda Cam, a live video stream from the panda's habitat.
According to the Zoo's website, the panda team heard the cub and caught a quick glimpse of the new addition.
Her mother then picked up her baby and cradled it.
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