National Zoo panda cub: cause of death undetermined, cub had liver and abdomen abnormailties.
Rohit Khare stashed this in Pandas
Stashed in: Pandas!
However, Mei Xiang is still cradling a toy that she found in her den, much as she cradled her cub during its brief life.
Poor Mei Xiang will never be the same.
A very sad loss, made even more sad because there's no way to explain to her what happened to her cub.