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Washington Zoo Celebrates (Surprise!) 2 Panda Births

Giant panda fans got two tiny pieces of good news Saturday as the Smithsonian’s National Zoo in Washington announced the births of a pair of new panda cubs. The zoo announced the surprising second delivery by mother Mei Xiang late Saturday, about five hours after kicking off region-wide excitement with news of the first cub.  The sexes of each newborn will be determined at a later date. In a lengthy statement following the first birth, the zoo said Mei Xiang reacted favorably to...

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