In this photo released by Smithsonian's National Zoo the giant panda cub born 5:32 p.m. August 23 at the Zoo receives an exam from animal care staff in Washington D.C. Aug. 25, 2013. The cub, which weighs 137 grams (about 4.83 ounces), is robust, repoted the zoo's chief veterinarian Suzan Murray. It has a steady heartbeat, a full belly (is nursing well) and has successfully passed fecals. It will take approximately 2-3 weeks before the sex is known. (Xinhua/Smithsonian's National Zoo/Courtney Janney)
Newly born panda cub at Washington zoo doing fine
WASHINGTON, Aug. 25 (Xinhua) -- The U.S. National Zoo's panda team gave a newly born panda cub its first neonatal exam on Sunday morning, and found it healthy, said the zoo authorities.
This is the first exam done by the panda team after the cub was born Friday afternoon. Full story