A healthy baby panda was born on Friday at the Smithsonian National Zoo in Washington DC weighing 4.8oz.
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But mother Mei Xiang, which means 'Beautiful Fragrance' is reportedly delighted.
Now, keepers at Edinburgh Zoo are on tenterhooks. They will not even know whether Tian Tian (Heavenly Sky or Cute Sweet), the UK's only female panda is expecting until she actually has a baby. Pandas are notoriously difficult to coax into revealing these kinds of secrets.
So, any day now, Britain may have its own little baby boy or girl panda! Watch this space!
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