October 26, 2011 01:00 PM

Almost … there!

This giant panda cub might be small in size, but its sights are set high. Tucked safely in the arms of an older panda at the Chengdu Research Base of Giant Panda Breeding in China, this young bear doesn’t have to worry about falling.

The Chendu Panda Base dedicates much of its research to the conservation of the giant panda, an endangered species.

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