Bao Bao’s Naming Ceremony

The Smithsonian National Zoo giant panda cub was officially named Bao Bao during a ceremony Sunday, the 100th day since its birth.

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A group of panda fans camped out starting at 7 a.m. Sunday to ensure they would be first in line.
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The Chinese Embassy provided treats, including Sa-Qi-Ma, caramel treats with flour and egg, and Tao Su, a sweet walnut cake.
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Traditional Chinese lion dancers greeted the crowds prior to the naming ceremony.
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Traditional Chinese lion dancers greeted the crowds prior to the naming ceremony.
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The Panda Cam played in the background as Bao Bao's name was revealed Sunday.
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After a 10-second countdown, the panda cub's name Bao Bao was revealed on two scrolls, including the English translation and the Chinese characters.
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Bao Bao's father, Tian Tian, greeted zoo-goers following Sunday's naming ceremony.
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Bao Bao's father, Tian Tian, greeted zoo-goers following Sunday's naming ceremony.
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