Tai Shan Turns One No doubt about it: Tai Shan is one of the most watched celebrities in Washington. As he turns 1 year old, zoo officials lead the public in toasting Tai Shan with a four-hour birthday celebration.
Tai Shan's Snow Day The National Zoo's giant panda cub, Tai Shan, gets his first taste of snow.
National Zoo's mother panda Mei Xiang, a female giant panda at the National Zoo, enchanted the public in 2005 after a successful artificial insemination and the subsequent birth of her cub Tai Shan.
Tai Shan's Outdoor Adventures At nearly six months old and about 27 pounds, Tai Shan is regularly venturing outside to play and spend time with his mother Mei Xiang.