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A newborn Giant panda cub in an incubator in the breeding room of the Panda Breeding Research Base at Chengdu on July 28, 2008 in Sichuan province, southwest China. Four Giant panda cubs, including a pair of female twins, were born within 14 hours in separate births at the panda breeding base from the evening of Saturday 26 July to the morning on Sunday July 27. The event is considered a rarity in panda breeding. Image by China Photo/Getty.
 

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