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Smithsonian National Zoological Park

ICYMI: Bei Bei Debut Attracted Hundreds To Smithsonian's National Zoo

The 5-month-old giant panda made his public debut Saturday.

By Samantha Crook | January 17, 2016

Saturday was the first time the public got to see 5-month-old Bei Bei.

And hundreds of people showed up. (Video via WPVI)

Bei Bei debuted to the press in December.

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"Probably by the time the public gets to see him, he will really be walking and maybe even starting to climb up on, you know, the mountains," a biologists at the zoo said.

But he still seems pretty sleepy.

The "giant" panda weighs about 25 pounds.

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