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This is the moment an adorable baby panda adopts the lotus pose and appears to meditate in front of filming park rangers.
The incident was filmed at the Huanglong Scenic and Historic Interest Area in in the Ngawa Tibetan and Qiang Autonomous Prefecture located in the southern Chinese province of Sichuan, and was widely shared online.
According to local media, nature reserve worker Zhou Xinhong noticed the panda drinking water when he was patrolling a mountain region with colleagues.
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He then started filming the wild bear, and was surprised when it appeared to respond to their presence and suddenly adopted the lotus position.
In the footage, the panda is seen on all-fours before suddenly leaning back into a sitting position and placing its paws on its legs as if it is meditating.
Xinhong said: “During our daily patrol we found an area with giant panda activity. We set up two infrared cameras at the location and recently spotted the panda coming back for water.
“In the last two years, we have seen the numbers of giant pandas increasing.”
Netizen ‘Yiyoutian’ commented: “This baby panda looks so cute!”
‘Chuanxing Haozi’ said:”Baby, you have beautiful features. Remember to stay away from humans!”