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Smaller Newborn Panda Twin Dies at Washington's National Zoo

The smaller of twin panda cubs born over the weekend to giant panda Mei Xiang died on Wednesday afternoon, Washington's National Zoo said. The death of the cub, whose up-and-down weight since the birth on Saturday had raised concerns among the zookeepers, occurred shortly after 2 p.m. on Wednesday. The twins' birth captured international attention as giant pandas are among the world's most endangered species. "We are sad to report that the smaller of the two panda...

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