Humans weren’t the only ones having fun in the weekend snowfall.
Officials said he was “outside for about five minutes” Sunday.
Zoo officials said other animals at the facility in Northwest Washington also enjoyed the winter wonderland.
❄️ As snow blanketed Washington, D.C., our animals woke up to a winter wonderland. With this weather event came another significant milestone—giant panda cub Xiao Qi Ji’s first encounter with snow! Keepers say he took a little nip at the fresh powder. 🐾👅#SnowDay #PandaStory pic.twitter.com/8hYfYuoP5f— National Zoo (@NationalZoo) January 31, 2021