As is tradition with pandas born at the San Diego Zoo, the cub's name was announced in an official 100-Day ceremony, Xiao Liwu. The name means "Little Gift" in English. At the time of the naming ceremony, he was tucked away in his den with mama Bai Yun. Zoo vets can be seen measuring the tiny Panda.
A member of the Chinese consulate from Los Angeles was at the ceremony and thanked the zoo for taking such good care of Xiao Liwu.
At the time of the naming ceremony, the cub was tucked away in his den with mama Bai Yun. Since her arrival to San Diego in 1996, Bai Yun (White Cloud) has given birth to six cubs. The father's name is Gao Gao (Big Big).