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Rare Panda cub makes public debut at San Diego Zoo

Giant Panda cub Xiao Liwi is shown for the first time on public display after the section of the exhibit frequented by the five-month old bear was opened to the public at the San Diego Zoo in San Diego, California, January 10, 2013. The bear was born on July 29, 2012 from mother Bai Yun. REUTERS/Mike Blake

Giant Panda cub Xiao Liwi is shown for the first time on public display after the section of the exhibit frequented by the five-month old bear was opened to the public at the San Diego Zoo in San Diego, California, January 10, 2013. The bear was born...more

Giant Panda cub Xiao Liwi is shown for the first time on public display after the section of the exhibit frequented by the five-month old bear was opened to the public at the San Diego Zoo in San Diego, California, January 10, 2013. The bear was born on July 29, 2012 from mother Bai Yun. REUTERS/Mike Blake
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Giant Panda mother Bai Yun snacks on bamboo as her cub Xiao Liwi is shown for the first time on public display at the San Diego Zoo in San Diego, California, January 10, 2013. Bai Yun gave birth to Xiao Liwi on July 29, 2012. REUTERS/Mike Blake

Giant Panda mother Bai Yun snacks on bamboo as her cub Xiao Liwi is shown for the first time on public display at the San Diego Zoo in San Diego, California, January 10, 2013. Bai Yun gave birth to Xiao Liwi on July 29, 2012. REUTERS/Mike Blake

Giant Panda mother Bai Yun snacks on bamboo as her cub Xiao Liwi is shown for the first time on public display at the San Diego Zoo in San Diego, California, January 10, 2013. Bai Yun gave birth to Xiao Liwi on July 29, 2012. REUTERS/Mike Blake
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Giant Panda mother Bai Yun snacks on bamboo as her cub Xiao Liwi is shown for the first time on public display at the San Diego Zoo in San Diego, California, January 10, 2013. Bai Yun gave birth to Xiao Liwi on July 29, 2012. REUTERS/Mike Blake

Giant Panda mother Bai Yun snacks on bamboo as her cub Xiao Liwi is shown for the first time on public display at the San Diego Zoo in San Diego, California, January 10, 2013. Bai Yun gave birth to Xiao Liwi on July 29, 2012. REUTERS/Mike Blake

Giant Panda mother Bai Yun snacks on bamboo as her cub Xiao Liwi is shown for the first time on public display at the San Diego Zoo in San Diego, California, January 10, 2013. Bai Yun gave birth to Xiao Liwi on July 29, 2012. REUTERS/Mike Blake
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Gift shop souvenirs are seen for sale as giant Panda cub Xiao Liwi is shown on public display for the first time at the San Diego Zoo in San Diego, California, January 10, 2013. The bear was born on July 29, 2012. REUTERS/Mike Blake

Gift shop souvenirs are seen for sale as giant Panda cub Xiao Liwi is shown on public display for the first time at the San Diego Zoo in San Diego, California, January 10, 2013. The bear was born on July 29, 2012. REUTERS/Mike Blake

Gift shop souvenirs are seen for sale as giant Panda cub Xiao Liwi is shown on public display for the first time at the San Diego Zoo in San Diego, California, January 10, 2013. The bear was born on July 29, 2012. REUTERS/Mike Blake
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Gift shop souvenirs are seen for sale as giant Panda cub Xiao Liwi is shown on public display for the first time at the San Diego Zoo in San Diego, California, January 10, 2013. The bear was born on July 29, 2012. REUTERS/Mike Blake

Gift shop souvenirs are seen for sale as giant Panda cub Xiao Liwi is shown on public display for the first time at the San Diego Zoo in San Diego, California, January 10, 2013. The bear was born on July 29, 2012. REUTERS/Mike Blake

Gift shop souvenirs are seen for sale as giant Panda cub Xiao Liwi is shown on public display for the first time at the San Diego Zoo in San Diego, California, January 10, 2013. The bear was born on July 29, 2012. REUTERS/Mike Blake
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