It’s Tai Shan

October 18, 2005 · Posted in News - International, News - US 

The panda cub born to Mei Xiang at the National Zoo in Washington D.C. was finally named, Tai Shan, which translates to “peaceful mountain”. As a chinese tradition panda cubs are not named for the first 100 days because of their high mortality rate in captivity, delaying the naming of the cub is a way to “trick the fates” into letting the cub live longer. Anyways, here are the related CNN & MSNBC articles :



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