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Mei Xiang has delivered two surviving cubs since 2005, Tai Shan in July 2005 and Bao Bao in August 2013. She gave birth to a stillborn cub about 26 hours after Bao Bao. In Septempter 2012, she gave birth to a cub with liver abnormalities that died days later.
Sept. 5, 2013 It’s a girl! Scientists at the National Zoo used two tests that analyzed fragments of the zinc finger protein gene to confirm the gender of Mei Xiang’s new giant panda cub. A paternity analysis shows that her father is the zoo’s Tian Tian. The scientists also analyzed her second stillborn cub, which was a girl. The cubs were fraternal twins, the zoo said.National Zoo