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America's favorite baby animal is getting plenty of love and attention from mother Mei Xiang. Courtesy the National Zoo[/caption]
described Monday by both caretakers and the Zoo's director, Mei Xiang is one great mom. A photo taken from the panda cam shows the mother giant panda tightly embracing her newborn. Juan Rodriguez, one of the caretakers, confirms that the back tail and paws of the baby are visible just below Mei Xiang's nose.
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