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Baby panda Po makes his debut at the Atlanta Zoo

By Megan Carpentier
Wednesday, March 16, 2011 10:13 EDT
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Po, the only panda born alive at a U.S. zoo last year, made his debut yesterday at Zoo Atlanta. Po, who was named by actor Jack Black in recognition of how he “helped to bring the importance of saving this species to a new generation of conservationists,” is the third cub born to Atlanta’s female panda Lun Lun. He’s not yet able to walk, but that’s normal at this stage of development.

Watch Po lounge around with Lun Lun in the video below, which first aired on the BCC March 15, 2011.

Megan Carpentier
Megan Carpentier is the executive editor of Raw Story. She previously served as an associate editor at Talking Points Memo; the editor of news and politics at Air America; an editor at Jezebel.com; and an associate editor at Wonkette. Her published works include pieces for the Washington Post, the Washington Independent, Ms Magazine, RH Reality Check, the Women's Media Center, On the Issues, the New York Press, Bitch and Women's eNews.
 
 
 
 
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