Aug. 26, 2015
WHAT:The smaller giant panda cub died this afternoon shortly after 2 p.m. More information will be provided at a press conference. The larger cub appears to be strong, robust, behaving normally and is with mother Mei Xiang.
WHEN: Wednesday, Aug. 26, 4 p.m.
WHERE:Panda Plaza, 3001 Connecticut Avenue N.W.
Note: Park in the Bus Parking Lot
WHO:Dennis Kelly, director, Smithsonian's National Zoo
Don Neiffer, chief veterinarian, Smithsonian's National Zoo
Brandie Smith, associate director, Animal Care Sciences, Smithsonian'sNational Zoo
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