Last month we went to the National Zoo to meet Bao Bao the new baby panda cub. It is well worth the visit.
Mother and baby were very active that morning. Bao Bao needed some prompting from Mom to venture out of her den and was either nudged along or picked up by the nape of the neck in order to be seen. Once in the viewing area she cautiously walked and climbed over bamboo, exploring her surroundings and always keeping a close eye out for Mom.
Before 9:00 a.m. or around noon seems to be the best time to see the Pandas awake. Being FONZ (Friends of the National Zoo) members really helps in supporting the Zoo which is open to the public for free. It also has its perks like being able to view the Panda Cub early in the morning when the Zoo has not officially opened. The pandas were actively engaged and happily eating their bamboo breakfast when we left. You may want to check out the 24 hour panda cam to observe the baby panda when she is not in the viewing areas. Well worth the visit if you are in the D.C. area some time in the near future.
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