Bai Yun’s fifth cub was born on August 5, 2009 in the San Diego Zoo. Of course, I’ve been diligently shooting over-the-top-cute screen captures from the webcam ever since. Here are some of the best, in order.

Aug. 6: Not much to see – he’s hidden!

Bai Yun and her new cub


Aug. 6: Peeking out

Bai Yun and her new cub


Aug. 10: Just the tail

The new cub


Aug. 13: So small

New cub


Aug. 14: Left alone for a rare moment

Cub, all alone


Aug. 17

Today's Panda


Aug. 17

Today's Panda


Aug. 17

Today's Panda


Aug. 17

and one more...


Aug. 18: Finally, a good clear shot!

New cub


Aug. 25

Picture 10


Aug. 25

Bai Yun and her cub


Aug. 26

Picture 15


Aug. 26

Picture 19


Aug. 26

Picture 20


Aug. 26: Little claws

Picture 21


Aug. 26: It’s a boy!

Boy?


Aug. 26

Picture 28


Aug. 26

New cub


Aug. 26: trying to roll over

trying to roll over


Aug. 26: Wailing

Wailing cub


Aug. 26: Panda belly button!

Panda belly button


Aug. 26: Yowling

Yowling panda cub


Aug. 26: left alone

All alone


Aug. 26: Wiggle!

The little guy


Aug. 27

Picture 12


Aug. 27: Oops! Fell over

Picture 14


Aug. 27

Picture 16


Aug. 27

Picture 2


Aug. 27

Yawn

Aug. 28: Hey!

Picture 9

Aug. 31

Picture 5


Aug. 31

Picture 17


Aug. 31: LICK!

Picture 11

Sept. 8: Video!


Sept. 10

Color pics of the new cub!

Sept. 10

Picture 29

Sept. 14

Biggest wiggle yet!

Sept. 14

Picture 45

Sept. 17

Picture 8
Picture 15
Picture 13

Sept. 25

Picture 32

Sept. 25

Picture 29

October 1

Close-up
October 14
Looking up at the camera

October 15

Panda cub

October 20

Screen shot 2009-10-20 at 4.40.28 PM

October 22

Screen shot 2009-10-22 at 2.18.25 PM

October 22

Peek-a-boo

From his ninth exam: Eyes wide open

Screen shot 2009-10-29 at 1.30.35 PM

November 4

Learning to crawl

November 5

Screen shot 2009-11-05 at 3.01.49 PM

November 11: Video!

November 19: Video!

November 19

Playing with his feet

December 14: a video drama

He got mom to put him up on a little platform, then she walked outside and left him up there. I was sure something funny would happen so I started a screen capture. Sure enough – he dove off and did a somersault. Here it all is: