Joyful news! A precious giant panda cub has arrived! Mei Xiang gave birth at 6:35 p.m., August 21, and is caring for her newborn attentively. Keepers are watching Mei Xiang’s behavior and hope to see her nurse the cub and cradle it close to keep him/her warm. They’re also listening for loud squeals, which are signs of a healthy cub. Watch along with us via the Panda Cam!
This video series from the Smithsonian’s National Museum of American History shares 10 stories of young people shaping and changing elections throughout American history. With and without the vote and throughout American history, young people have been a force to be reckoned with as they take action and stand in support of the issues that matter most.