This Just In…Pandas Love Snow
Most of those in our nation's capitol and throughout the eastern seaboard looked at the massive weekend snowstorm as (at best) an inconvenience to (worst case) a nightmare. As in most cases of extreme weather, there were those who loved every second of it. A great example would be giant panda Tian Tian, who found the massive snows to be a pure delight.
From ABC News:
The National Zoo posted video and photos Saturday of its giant panda Tian Tian, an adult male, rolling around in the fresh powder and making what looked to be snow angels.
The 264-pound panda -- whose name means "more and more" -- is also seen throwing snow, rolling down a snow-covered hill, appearing to be having the time of his life.
Not all the pandas were enjoying the storm as much. Bei Bei, born in August, was more cautious, the zoo said.
"Keepers said he wasn’t quite sure what to make of the powdery snow and made his way back inside quickly," the zoo posted on Instagram.
Tian Tian wasn't the only giant panda to frolic in the snowstorm. In Toronto, their giant panda, Da Mao, not only got a big snow to play in, the panda also found a toy to make the experience even more joyful: