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S.D. Zoo Announces Panda Cub's Name

The San Diego Zoo's panda cub finally has a name: Zhen Zhen, or Precious. Following Chinese tradition, the zoo waited until the cub, which was born in August, reached 100 days old before giving her a

The San Diego Zoo's panda cub finally has a name: Zhen Zhen, or Precious.
Following Chinese tradition, the zoo waited until the cub, which was born in August, reached 100 days old before giving her a name.

According to zoo officials, Zhen Zhen won out over 2,400 names submitted by zoo visitors. Thirty-six percent of voters chose the name from among the four finalists.

The other choices were Li Hua, or Beautiful China; Ming Zhu, or Bright Treasure, and Xiao Li, or Little Beauty.

The cub is still living out of public view in a private den with her mother, the panda Bai Yun but can be seen via the zoo's Web cam.