Washington zoo panda cub died of liver necrosis The cub's mother, Mei Xiang, has moved out of her den in recent days, zoo officials said A giant panda cub born at Washington DC's National Zoo that died a week after it was born had liver and lung damage, zoo officials say.
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After discovering the cub had died, zoo officials immediately turned off the Internet-accessible "panda cam"
A six-day-old rare female panda cub who died recently at the US zoo had met with its end due to a liver failure, authorities have said. The cub's sudden death had attracted widespread public attention in Russia last month.