Panda Cam Watchers Get Sneak Peek of Cub

National Zoo’s female giant panda Mei Xiang gives Panda Cam viewers another sneak peek of her cub.

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    The latest on the new panda cub -- and what it means for the National Zoo. Erika Gonzalez reports.

     

    If you’re looking for another glimpse of the National Zoo’s panda cub, today’s your lucky day.
    Mei Xiang offered Panda Cam watchers another sneak peek of her cub, born Sunday night.
    In a clip from Thursday morning, Mei Xiang gently picks up the squealing cub in her mouth before placing the newborn on the ground for grooming.
    A squealing cub is good news, as it is evidence that the cub is in good health.
    Zoo officials are still working on a name for the cub and are waiting to find out the gender. Per Chinese tradition, the cub will be named after 100 days, on Dec. 24.