The National Zoo announced Thursday morning that the newborn baby giant panda is a girl, fathered by Tian Tian — effectively replacing “Who’s your daddy?” with “What’s her name?” as the panda question du jour.
It didn’t take long before panda fans on Twitter began offering their their suggestions. Read them below, then suggest your own by leaving a comment or tweeting @postlocal.
— Matt Cohen (@Matt_D_Cohen) September 5, 2013
— Wendy A F G Stengel (@wendywoowho) September 5, 2013
— Theodore Kim (@TheoTypes) September 5, 2013
Name the baby girl panda Richard Parker! #IwatchedLifeOfPilastnight
— Sarah Valerio (@Sarah_SV) September 5, 2013
Eleanor would be a good name. RT @AP: BREAKING: National Zoo reveals 2-week-old giant panda cub is female, father is panda at DC zoo.
— Hudsonette (@hudsonette) September 5, 2013