Pandacam now up and running
Panda fans, rejoice! The Pandacam is now operational!
The Smithsonian restarted the Pandacam at about 10 a.m. Thursday morning after a deal was reached to end the government shutdown. .
Both the House and Senate passed legislation Wednesday night that would temporarily fund the government through Jan. 15.
The Pandacam is a 24-hour camera focused on the National Zoo's most popular residents, including Mei Xiang and her panda cub, who was born on Aug. 23.
WATCH the Pandacam here.