Panda makes snow angels as ‘Snowzilla’ hits US
WASHINGTON, United States — The Smithsonian National Zoo in Washington is closed due to a massive blizzard some have dubbed “Snowzilla,” but a video of one of the zoo’s four pandas enjoying the snow is making a lot of people smile.
The video was posted on the zoo’s Facebook page and on Twitter on Saturday morning. It shows 18-year-old, 264-pound (120-kilogram) panda Tian Tian rolling in the snow, throwing it on himself and lying on his back almost as if he’s making a snow angel.
The caption on the video reads: “Tian Tian woke up this morning to a lot of snow, and he was pretty excited about it.”
By 1 p.m. Saturday, the video had been viewed 7.5 million times on Facebook and shared more than 440,000 times. It had been re-Tweeted about 80,000 times.
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