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Tue September 18, 2012
Zoo Staffers Gave Panda Pro-Pregnancy Pep Talks
Panda Mei Xiang hadn't given birth in seven years. After five attempts of trying to help her get pregnant, workers at the National Zoo were worried. So they started talking to her. One panda keeper told Mei Xiang, "I know you can do this." It worked — she gave birth Sunday night.