Buzz·Posted on Dec 9, 2011The 25 Best Panda Photos Of 2011The cutest list of the year! Send this to your mom, she'll love it!by Matt StoperaBuzzFeed StaffFacebookPinterestTwitterMailLink 1. YOSHIKAZU TSUNO / Getty Images Female giant panda Shin Shin eats bamboo at Tokyo's Ueno Zoo in April. 2. CHINA DAILY / Reuters Giant panda cubs lie on a log at the Chengdu Research Base in China. 3. HEINZ-PETER BADER / Reuters Giant panda cub Fu Hu (meaning lucky tiger) clenches the leg of a keeper on its first birthday at the zoo in Vienna. 4. Li Qiaoqiag / AP British State Minister for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs Jeremy Browne poses with a giant panda. 5. ChinaFotoPress / Getty Images Maomao, a panda who was the inspiration behind the 2008 Beijing Olympic Games mascot JingJing, gave birth to this female cub in August. 6. CHINA DAILY / Reuters Giant panda cubs play at the Bifengxia panda breeding centre. 7. HEINZ-PETER BADER / Reuters Giant panda cub Fu Hu (meaning lucky tiger) and its mother Yang Yang play eat vegetables they found in parcels on Fu Hu's first birthday at the zoo in Vienna. 8. Sean Gallup / Getty Images A zookeeper holds up Kit and Kitty, twin red pandas born in June. 9. DOMINIQUE FAGET / Getty Images Twins panda play at the Madrid Zoo in July. 10. CHINA DAILY / Reuters A giant panda cub lies on a log at Chengdu Research Base of Giant Panda Breeding in Chengdu, China. 11. CHINA DAILY / Reuters A giant panda hugs a cub at Chengdu Research Base of Giant Panda Breeding in Chengdu, China. 12. CHINA DAILY / Reuters An employee feeds a giant panda cub with a feeding bottle at Chengdu Research Base of Giant Panda Breeding in Chengdu, China. 13. CHINA DAILY / Reuters 14. CHINA DAILY / Reuters 15. CHINA DAILY / Reuters 7 giant panda cubs lie together in a crib. 16. CHINA DAILY / Reuters 7 giant panda cubs sleep together in a crib. 17. STR / Getty Images 18. JAVIER SORIANO / Getty Images panish Queen Sofia poses with twin pandas Po and De De at the Madrid Zoo & Aquarium. 19. YOSHIKAZU TSUNO / Getty Images A panda looks at a boy in a zoo in Japan. 20. ChinaFotoPress / Getty Images Zoo-keepers dressed up as giant pandas attempt to put Cao Gen the panda cub into a basket. The panda was released into the wild as part of a program to work towards the training of pandas to live independently in the wild. 21. HO / Reuters 22. ANDREA COMAS / Reuters 23. David Goldman / AP A baby panda reacts to meeting Jack Black in February. 24. Norbert Potensky / AP Seven-month-old panda cub, Fu Hu, explores the outdoors for the first time at Schoenbrunn Zoo in Austria. 25. Andrea Comas / Reuters A panda bites the shoe of Spanish Queen Sofia.