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Panda takes a tumble after branching out too far

The zoo said Bei Bei was fine, adding that giant pandas are built for climbing and can withstand falls from trees.

A giant panda took a tumble from a branch at a US zoo – but got straight back up to have another climb.

The Smithsonian’s National Zoo in Washington posted video of Bei Bei dangling from the branch of a tree.

The two-year-old panda shook its head in its paws while trying to correct itself and then the branch broke, sending the panda tumbling to the ground.

But Bei Bei was fine and climbed straight back up, the zoo said.

Giant pandas are built for climbing and can withstand falls from trees, the zoo added.

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