Bao Bao, the National Zoo’s giant panda cub, marks her first birthday Saturday. When we first met Bao Bao (rhymes with bow-WOW), she wasn’t the black-and-white fuzzball we know today. Let’s take a look at her milestones and photo ops from the past year.
Bao Bao looks at her birthday cake on Aug. 23, 2014, at the National Zoo in Washington. The frozen, tiered birthday cake was made by the zoo’s nutrition department and weighed about 40 pounds. Yue Wu/The Washington Post Buy Photo