Red Panda Cubs Born at Smithsonian Institute (Photos)

WASHINGTON — The red panda is an endangered species, but they had a pretty good June in the D.C. area — two litters of red panda cubs were born last month at the Smithsonian Conservation Biology Institute.

Nutmeg, who has had cubs before, gave birth to two cubs June 14. On June 17, Moonlight gave birth for the first time to two cubs, one of whom died shortly after birth.

The institute, in Front Royal, Virginia, said all the cubs opened their eyes July 9 and are doing well.

Bring on the cuteness!

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