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Bei Bei Celebrates His Second Birthday at the Smithsonian's National Zoo

  • Bei Bei eating his birthday cake.
    Bei Bei eating his birthday cake.
  • Bei Bei eating his birthday cake.
    Bei Bei eating his birthday cake.
  • Bei Bei sitting in a birthday-themed enrichment box.
    Bei Bei sitting in a birthday-themed enrichment box.
  • Bei Bei sitting in a birthday-themed enrichment box eating his cake.
    Bei Bei sitting in a birthday-themed enrichment box eating his cake.
  • Bei Bei sitting in a birthday-themed enrichment box eating his cake.
    Bei Bei sitting in a birthday-themed enrichment box eating his cake.
  • Bei Bei with his birthday-themed enrichment box.
    Bei Bei with his birthday-themed enrichment box.
  • Bei Bei with his birthday-themed enrichment box.
    Bei Bei with his birthday-themed enrichment box.
  • Bei Bei eating his birthday cake.
    Bei Bei eating his birthday cake.
  • Bei Bei eating his birthday cake.
    Bei Bei eating his birthday cake.
  • Bei Bei eating his birthday cake.
    Bei Bei eating his birthday cake.

Giant panda Bei Bei (BAY-BAY) celebrated his second birthday Aug. 22, with a panda-friendly cake made by the department of nutrition at the Smithsonian's National Zoo. The cake was made primarily of frozen dilute juice, apples, pears, carrots, sweet potatoes and leaf-eater biscuits. Keepers also placed a birthday-themed enrichment box and several new Jolly Balls in Bei Bei's yard for him to enjoy. 

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