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10/23/2013 05:37 pm ET Updated Dec 06, 2017

We Want To Give This Little Panda Cub A Great Big Snuggle

Panda cubs, they grow up so fast!

panda baby

The National Zoo's baby giant panda weighed in at 6.73 pounds during an exam on Wednesday -- she was just five pounds a week ago, when the panda cam was turned back on at the end of the government shutdown.

The cub also received her first vaccination like a trooper; the zoo said in a news release that the nearly two-month-old panda "rested comfortably" through much of her exam.

She's sure not looking unhappy in this photo:

Momma bear Mei Xiang seems pretty happy, too, if this panda cam screenshot from Wednesday morning is anything to go by:

panda cam

Remember late August, when our girl looked like this?

panda baby

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