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Giant panda cub Mei Lan and her mother Lun Lun at Zoo Atlanta. The zoo will announce Mei Lan?s formal debut to the public once she begins venturing out into her habitat for regular periods of time. This could occur within the next couple of weeks. Mei Lan, born on Sept. 6, 2006, is "developing as she should be," said Dr. Dwight Lawson, vice-president of animal programs and science.