A giant panda cub born one week ago at the National Zoo in Washington D.C. has died.
Panda keepers and volunteers heard a distress call from the unnamed cub's mother, Mei Xiang, at 9:17 a.m., today, the zoo said in a statement.
The zoo's Panda Cam, which has for 18 years allowed people around the world to watch the bears in their habitat, was turned off. Veterinarians were able to safely retrieve the panda an hour later, according to the zoo.
CPR and other life-saving measures were...Full Story