WASHINGTON - Bei Bei has taken his first steps! According to the Smithsonian’s National Zoo, the panda took his first wobbly steps under the watchful eye of Mei Xiang on Monday afternoon.
Now, Bei Bei will start to wander around and leave the den on his own to explore, the zoo said.
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One small step for panda…one adorably wobbly moment for all of us—#BeiBei’s first steps! Under the watchful eye of mom Mei Xiang, #BeiBei took his first steps (and got a major cuddle) on Monday, Nov. 9 around 4:50pm. #PandaStory #WeSaveSpecies #Instascience Now that he’s got all four paws under him, Bei Bei will begin to wander around and leave the den on his own to explore the indoor enclosure.