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Panda cub celebrates 1st birthday at Zoo Atlanta

(Source: ZooAtlanta.com) (Source: ZooAtlanta.com)
(Source: ZooAtlanta) (Source: ZooAtlanta)

ATLANTA (AP) - Zoo Atlanta's giant panda cub is celebrating his first birthday. 

The cub, named "Po," will celebrate starting Thursday. The first 100 guests to visit the giant panda habitat at the zoo before then will get a special prize. 

[Watch him on Panda Cam!

Po is the only giant panda cub born at a U.S. zoo last year. He is the third cub born at Zoo Atlanta to parents Lun Lun and Yang Yang. 

The cub is named after the main character from the popular animated movie "Kung Fu Panda."

Only four U.S. zoos have giant pandas, which are leased from China: Atlanta, Memphis, San Diego and Washington, D.C. 


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