National Zoo: 6-day-old panda cub died from liver, lung problems

10/11/2012 | WRC-TV (Washington, D.C.)

Liver damage from insufficient oxygen due to underdeveloped lungs caused the death of a 6-day-old panda cub last month at the National Zoo in Washington, officials said. Preliminary reports highlighted abdominal fluid in the cub as well as liver abnormalities. At the time, chief veterinarian Suzan Murray said the fluid was abnormal and a possible sign of liver problems.

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