One-month-old panda cub doing well at French zoo

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One-month-old panda cub doing well at French zoo

To help celebrate the one-month birthday of a baby panda nicknamed Mini Yuan Zi, a French zoo released video.

The video tracks Mini Yuan Zi from birth through his first month.

At birth, the pink, hairless male weighed 142 grams (five ounces).

His mother, Huan Huan bore twins but the firstborn was too weak to survive.

Huan Huan and partner Yuan Zi are on a 10-year loan from China.

Panda births are closely watched because they remain rare.  There are only about 1,800 pandas in the wild in China and about 400 in captivity.

VIDEO FROM: https://twitter.com/zoobeauval 

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