DC's Zoo's Newborn Giant Panda Cub Is Absurdly Tiny

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DC's Zoo's Newborn Giant Panda Cub Is Absurdly Tiny

  • 08/26/2013 04:19 PM EDT U.S.

The newest addition to the DC Zoo might be called a giant panda, but he's tiny: the cub, born this weekend, weighs just 4.8 ounces. Zookeepers were overjoyed, since in captivity panda births are very rare. Staff report that the little guy is "vibrant, healthy, and active."