Debut for Jackie and his mum at National Zoo

Video: Smithsonian’s National Zoo

4-year-old Red Panda mother Nutmeg and her son, 8,5-month-old Jackie, had their first public debut at Smithsonian’s National Zoo in Washington.

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Red Panda Nutmeg’s cubs. Photo: Smithsonian Conservation Biology Institute.

Jackie is one of the two cubs born by Nutmeg last year that survived. The other cub unfortunately had to be euthanized due to health problems.

Mother and son live at Asia Trail together with 3-year-old female Red Panda Asa.

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On the website of Smithsonian’s National Zoo.

Our story about the newborn cubs:

Three Red Pandas born at Smithsonian Conservation Biology Institute