On a Roll: Young Panda Tumbles Around Enclosure at DC Zoo

An adorable young panda was filmed tumbling around his enclosure at a zoo in Washington, DC.

According to Smithsonian’s National Zoo, this footage, taken on January 19, shows two-year-old Xiao Qi Ji rolling around his outdoor habitat and showing off his unique somersault style.

On its website the zoo said, “Solo play sessions such as this help our giant panda team evaluate how Xiao Qi Ji is adjusting to spending time apart from his mother, Mei Xiang. Keepers give them access to different habitats in the morning, then reunite them in the afternoon and evening.” Credit: Smithsonian’s National Zoo via Storyful

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