First peek at the new giant panda cub at the Smithsonian National Zoo in Washington | USA TODAY

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Published on 22 May 2021, 19:25
Visitors finally got to meet the new panda cub Xiao Qi Ji.
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The Smithsonian National Zoo's giant panda cub Xiao Qi Ji was born during the COVID-19 pandemic, so he's never been seen by the public. At nine months, he now weighs 45 pounds. Here's a glimpse of Xiao Qi Ji and his mom on the first day of the zoo's reopening.

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