'Morning Edition' Returns: Panda Porn

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It's never been easy to get pandas to mate in captivity, but zookeepers in China think they did the job with the assistance of some panda porn. They're working with a panda called Hua Mei, who was born in San Diego before being brought back to China. The 4-year old didn't seem to know what to do, so her keepers showed her an instructional video — which may have worked. Chinese officials say the panda is four months pregnant.



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