In this image from video provided by the Smithsonian National Zoo, Mei Xiang gives birth to a cub two hours after her water broke Friday. A second cub born Saturday was stillborn. AP hide caption

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Dennis Kelly (right), director of the Smithsonian's National Zoo, and Suzan Murray, chief veterinarian, discuss the panda cub's death. Mark Wilson/Getty Images hide caption

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A composite of images from the panda cam, showing Mei Xiang during and after giving birth. National Zoo/Xinhua/Landov hide caption

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