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National Zoo's Panda Cam Is Back
Originally published on Fri October 18, 2013 12:23 pm
DAVID GREENE, HOST:
Good morning, I'm David Greene.
The government shutdown is over and that means the National Zoo's panda cam is back. After 16 days, it's a reminder they grow up so fast. When we last saw the zoo's panda cub, she was pink and mostly hairless, weighing just three pounds. So when the feed flickered to life yesterday, panda fans were delighted to see the cub has sprouted fur and grown to five pounds. She's also opened her eyes and ears. Maybe Congress should take a cue.
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