Pandas snowy playtime shows animals can have fun in snow too

While adults may have been grumbling about the snow that blanketed most of the mid-Atlantic and Northeast this week, kids, and apparently pandas weren’t all that different when it came to handling the snow.

The Smithsonian’s National Zoo recorded video of its giant pandas enjoying a romp in the cold.

Mei Xiang and Bei Bei rolled around, climbed and covered themselves with powder, WRC reported.

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Panda experts at the zoo say pandas are specifically adapted for cold weather. They have thick woolly fur that keeps them dry and warm.

The Washington, D.C. area had between 2 and 4 inches of snow Wednesday. The zoo had about 3 inches, WRC reported.

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