Washington, UNITED STATES
Handout photograph shows an ultrasound image of Smithsonian National Zoo giant panda Mei Xiang.
An ultrasound image of the National Zoo's giant panda Mei Xiang is pictured in this handout photograph taken and released on August 19, 2015. Mei Xiang is believed to be carrying a developing fetus and could give birth in coming weeks, the Washington zoo said on Wednesday. Veterinarians detected a 1.6-inch (4-cm) fetus during a Wednesday ultrasound, the zoo said in a statement. REUTERS/Smithsonian's National Zoo/Handout via Reuters FOR EDITORIAL USE ONLY. NOT FOR SALE FOR MARKETING OR ADVERTISING CAMPAIGNS. THIS IMAGE HAS BEEN SUPPLIED BY A THIRD PARTY. IT IS DISTRIBUTED, EXACTLY AS RECEIVED BY REUTERS, AS A SERVICE TO CLIENTS