WATCH: Video of Toronto Zoo panda ‘bear-bogganing’ goes viral

WATCH: A video of a giant panda playing in the snow at the Toronto Zoo has gone viral. In the video, the panda repeatedly toboggans or “bear-boggans” down a hill.

TORONTO – A giant panda playing in snow at the Toronto Zoo has taken the Internet by storm.

Zoo staff captured “Da Mao” on video Monday playing outside during a snowfall – the beginning of the same weather system that dumped nearly six feet of snow in Buffalo, New York.

“Our cameras caught giant panda Da Mao ‘bear-bogganing’ in his outdoor exhibit,” zoo staff said in the video’s description on YouTube. “Perhaps he’s discovered a new winter sport?”

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Within hours of the video’s release, Da Mao’s tobogganing moment began appearing on television and trending on social media.

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After three days, the video has been viewed more than half a million times on YouTube.

“Ok, I have to go to @TheTorontoZoo to watch the panda play in the snow,” said Alyssa Keel on Twitter.