This is a Panda Bear cub. He was born on Saturday July 9th, 2005. His parents are (mom ) Mei Xiang (pronounced may-SHANG) which means beautiful fragrance and (dad) Tian Tian (pronounced t YEN- t YEN) which means more & more. As many of you already know Panda Bears originated in China. By clicking on Panda Cam on the right under links you can watch continuous live panda coverage of Mei Xiang and her baby cub. She is such a good mama.