Watch this panda cub try really, really hard to stand up

He's almost got it VIDEO

Topics: Video, cute animals, Giant Pandas, China, endangered species,

How’s your week going? Kind of a struggle? This baby panda totally gets where you’re coming from.

This footage, capturing an excruciating 53 seconds of a giant panda cub’s earnest efforts to flip over, was recorded at the Chengdu Research Base in Sichuan, China, last December. We can only hope he (She? Any experts on panda anatomy out there?) has figured it out by now…

h/t Time

Lindsay Abrams

Lindsay Abrams is a staff writer at Salon, reporting on all things sustainable. Follow her on Twitter @readingirl, email labrams@salon.com.

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