Massive snowfall delights Washington, D.C., zoo panda Tian Tian

A video posted Saturday morning by the Smithsonian National Zoo in Washington of panda bear Tian Tian enjoying snowfall has gone viral on social media.

Video of 18-year-old Tian Tian has more than 7.5M views on Facebook, more than 80,000 re-tweets

Panda plays in the snow

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A blizzard can't stop Tian Tian from having a blast at the National Zoo in Washington D.C. 0:49

The Smithsonian National Zoo in Washington, D.C., is closed, but a video of one of the zoo's four pandas enjoying the snow there is making a lot of people smile.

The video was posted on the zoo's Facebook page and on Twitter on Saturday morning. It shows 18-year-old, 265-pound panda Tian Tian rolling in the snow, throwing it on himself and lying on his back almost as if he's making a snow angel.

The caption on the video reads, "Tian Tian woke up this morning to a lot of snow, and he was pretty excited about it."

By 1 p.m. Saturday, the video had been viewed 7.5 million times on Facebook and shared more than 440,000 times. It had been re-Tweeted about 80,000 times.


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