The government shutdown has ended, and the National Zoo’s Panda Cam will be back today. The Smithsonian Museum will also reopen today, with the National Zoo will reopening tomorrow, Oct. 18.
HINT: NO IT CANNOT.
It’s not like there are tons of pandas out there: recent estimates say that there are only around one or two thousand pandas alive today. But the brown panda is an exceptionally rare beast — this guy, Qizai, is one of five ever spotted in the world. Ever.
Can I get an amen?
And maybe it would have been better if they didn’t. Stay away from The Bell Jar, pandas!
Put that thing back where it came from or so help me.
BABIES! PANDAS! TWINS!
Their blood is medicine, their poop is made into tea, AND they’re adorable.
All melon everything.
Yes, you read that title correctly. Watch what happens when you put a corgi in a panda costume.
While Keanu looks out of place, this isn’t anything new for Jackie.
THIS IS A VERY IMPORTANT VIDEO.
Plus Ukrainian attack dolphins, pandas doing their thing, and Steve Urkel’s family tree.
What’s the point of it all.
For as long as I can remember, I have been afraid of pandas. Whereas most people watch these and think, “aww!” and “squee!,” I’m mesmerized by their demon eyes. In an attempt to justify my insanity, here are 5 reasons that pandas wouldn’t make good best friends.
Would you spend $80 a night to stay in a panda hotel? Yes, the answer is yes. Of course, you would.
In this video obtained exclusively by BuzzFeed Animals, one baby panda tries to climb a ladder and his friend wants to help. The world is forever changed.
He is perfect.
Awwww! Now go call your mom and tell her you love her.
These unbelievably cute panda cubs were born last month at the Chengdu Research Base of Giant Panda Breeding in Sichuan province of China. They are too cute for words.
In order to reintroduce the pandas to the wild — and avoid having any human influence on them.
This is for your own good, baby panda. We love you.
Fu Hu turned two years old and went nuts on his birthday.
At least it’s better than her last photoshoot photographer Tyler Shields.
For some odd reason today we’ve had a strange infatuation with pandas. That’s why we put together this list of 10 dogs that look like pandas. [Ed. note — There’s nothing odd about being infatuated with pandas, especially when they’re dogs in disguise.] (via twitter.com)
Bears love to hug each other almost as much as I wish I could hug them. Almost.
Alliteration! Also LOOK PANDA BEARS