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Giant panda cub died of liver necrosis, Washington zoo says

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Oct 11 (Reuters) - The panda cub that died at the NationalZoo in Washington, D.C., last month succumbed to liver necrosiscaused by inadequately formed lungs, zoo officials said onThursday.

The cub was born on Sept. 16, and died six days later.

(Writing by Dan Burns; Editing by Vicki Allen)

((donna.m.smith@thomsonreuters.com))

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