San Diego's, and possibly the world's, cutest baby turns one today: Panda cub Mei Sheng celebrates his birthday with his first snow and some treats (probably a block of ice with carrots and apple slices frozen in it). Gothamist has been keenly interested in Mei Sheng ever since he appeared like a little bug last year. This photograph of Mei Sheng seen above was actually taken by Gothamist, on a historic first visit to the San Diego Zoo (more coverage, including an interview with a panda keeper, to come); he was just hanging out in a tree branch...and then fell asleep, while still up there. So, little Mei Sheng, Gothamist will be having a drink and a fiber-rich biscuit in your honor tonight.

Watch San Diego Zoo panda antics through the PandaCam. And Gothamist on San Diego Zoo pandas.