Panda cub Bei Bei gets first taste of DC snow

- The National Zoo’s newest panda cub, Bei Bei, experienced snow for the first time Thursday.

Zookeepers said Bei Bei was introduced to the snowy powder while mother, Mei Xiang, had breakfast.

Zoo officials say Bei Bei wasn’t quite sure what to make of the powdery snow.

We hope he likes it –he’s in for a lot more this weekend!

Get more on the Zoo’s Facebook page:


#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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