Videos: Adorable Pandas
Mating the Old-Fashioned Way
Now all eyes are on Mei Xiang and Tian Tian, whose tenure at the National Zoo has been secured for another half decade. For their part, the two adult pandas appear eager to mate (or try to) in the old-fashioned way. And, in the wake of this week's breakthrough in "panda diplomacy," they can also count on a little help from their Chinese and American human friends, who really want to see a new panda celebrity at the National Zoo.