The smaller of the two panda cubs born to Mei Xiang last weekend at the National Zoo has died despite the medical team’s best efforts to save it, the second of Mei Xiang’s cubs to die in three years. What do you think?


“That other cub better not blow it.”

Meg Forcher • Allergy Activist

“Though this news is tragic, the important thing to remember is that pandas die in incubators in the wild all the time.”

Stu Demes • Systems Analyst

“It’s heartbreaking to see an animal caged so briefly.”

Evan Zimmer • Unemployed