Giant Panda Celebrates 24th Birthday

The San Diego Zoo's famous giant panda, Bai Yun, just turned 24. The mother of 6 celebrated with a leisurely morning in her habitat, eating ice cake and playing with some special birthday surprises from her keepers.

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Bai Yun eats her birthday cake as she turns 24 at the San Diego Zoo on Sept. 7, 2015.
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Bai Yun, checking out her birthday surprises at the San Diego Zoo on Sept. 7, 2015. The mother of six is now 24.
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Bai Yun, checking out her birthday surprises at the San Diego Zoo on Sept. 7, 2015. The mother of six is now 24.
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The birthday girl rolling around in some hay containing some of her favorite scents.
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Birthday surprises left by keepers for Bai Yun.
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Birthday surprises left by keepers for Bai Yun.
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Bai Yun, checking out her birthday surprises at the San Diego Zoo on Sept. 7, 2015. The mother of six is now 24.
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Bai Yun, checking out her birthday surprises at the San Diego Zoo on Sept. 7, 2015. The mother of six is now 24.
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Bai Yun, checking out her birthday surprises at the San Diego Zoo on Sept. 7, 2015. The mother of six is now 24.
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Bai Yun's birthday cake: slushy ice with chunks of fruit.
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Bai Yun, checking out her birthday surprises at the San Diego Zoo on Sept. 7, 2015. The mother of six is now 24.
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Bai Yun, checking out her birthday surprises at the San Diego Zoo on Sept. 7, 2015. The mother of six is now 24.
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Let her eat cake. Bai Yun takes a bite from her treat.
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Eating cake.
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