Aww! Baby Panda Plays with New Year’s Presents

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updated 12/30/2011 AT 1:00 PM ET

originally published 12/30/2011 AT 3:00 PM ET

Let’s get the party started!

A lucky young panda at China’s Ya’an Bifengxia Base of China Conservation and Research Center got an early start to celebrating the New Year thanks to a bounty of gifts from keepers at the research center.

From a hot pink stool to a basketful of sports balls, this giant panda cub has enough to keep busy for all of 2012!

Click through to see another adorable photo of the playful panda.

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