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Published:February 9th, 2016 09:18 EST

Mother Panda Catches Baby As He Attempts To Climb Tree

By Robert Paul Reyes

The Smithsonian National Zoo`s latest panda cub, Bei Bei, had his first taste of climbing a tree, Monday (8 Feb).

The giant panda cub had some help from his mother, Mei Xiang, after several attempts to climb the tree.


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When a human baby takes his first steps it`s a milestone that`s captured on film and video, when a panda cub climbs his first tree it`s a milestone that fortunately was preserved on video for our entertainment and edification.

Pandas look adorable chewing on bamboo, wrestling with each other, climbing a tree, tumbling from a tree -- basically they always look adorable.


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