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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