San Diego Zoo visitors vote on name Zhen Zhen for 100-day-old panda cub

>SAN DIEGO (AP) – The San Diego Zoo’s panda cub finally has a name: Zhen Zhen, or Precious.

Following Chinese tradition, the zoo waited until the cub, which was born Aug. 3, was 100 days old before giving her a name Monday.

According to zoo officials, Zhen Zhen (pronounced shen shen) won out over 2,400 names submitted by zoo visitors. Thirty-six percent of voters chose the name from among the four finalists.

The other choices were Li Hua, or Beautiful China; Ming Zhu, or Bright Treasure; and Xiao Li, or Little Beauty.