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Giant Panda at US National Zoo Shows Signs of Pregnancy

The National Zoo's giant panda Mei Xiang is showing signs of being pregnant, the Washington zoo said on Monday, in a good development for the endangered species. Mei Xiang, a star tourist draw in the U.S. capital, has shown a secondary rise in her urinary progesterone levels starting on July 20, the zoo said in a statement. The increase "indicates that she will either have a cub or experience the end of a pseudopregnancy within 30 to 50 days," the statement said. Mei...

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