Bei Bei the Panda Cub Encounters Snow for the First Time

With the Washington, D.C., area preparing for an historic blizzard this weekend, one of its most famous residents met the white stuff for the first time. Keepers at the National Zoo took 5-month-old panda cub Bei Bei outside into a small area Thursday morning to explore a light dusting of snow while his mom was busy eating breakfast. He wasn’t quite sure what to make of the white stuff — but he certainly was cute checking it out. — Read it from the National Zoo on Facebook

#BeiBei had his first introduction to snow today! Keepers took him outside to a small behind-the-scenes area and let him...

Posted by Smithsonian’s National Zoo and Conservation Biology Institute on Thursday, January 21, 2016


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