Giant panda bear cub Bao Bao moves around inside the David M. Rubenstein Family Giant Panda Habitat at the Smithsonian National Zoo, January 6, 2014. 
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Watch: Panda Cub makes her first media debut

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Attention panda lovers, The National Zoo has formally introduced Bao Bao to the media.

On Monday the panda cub captured more hearts when she climbed on the rocks and followed her mother, Mei Xiang, around the indoor panda exhibit.

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Bao Bao, who has been called calm and relaxed by National Zoo curators, makes her official public debut Jan. 18. Visitors will be able to view the five-month old in the inside or outside areas, depending on the day. 

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Until then the panda cam, which returned after the 16-day government shutdown, has become a way for visitors to watch Mei Xiang, Tian Tian along with their cub in the zoo habitat.

 

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Watch: Panda Cub makes her first media debut

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