Mei Ziang is a giant panda and has been on loan to the U.S. from China since 2000. Read her story “A Brief History of Pandas At The Zoo” from the Smithsonian’s National Zoo & Conservation Biology Institute, by clicking here.
Mei Ziang and her friend Tian Tian can be seen live via Panda Cam. If you are lucky, you may be one of the first to see the new baby panda! Click here for the live video.
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