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Sleepy Panda

Credit: Ken Bohn, San Diego Zoo
Xiao Liwu, the 4-month-old giant panda cub at the San Diego Zoo, is getting more svelte though not less sleepy. The baby bear dozed off during his exam…Read More »

this week, caretakers said, but they were able to get a good look at him before his nap.

Tracy Clippinger, a veterinarian at the San Diego Zoo, said the cub's muscles are getting stronger and he is thinning out, improving his ability to crawl. Clippinger added that she counted eight teeth in his mouth and could feel more ready to break through the gums, before he fell asleep.

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