National Zoo offering $6,000 VIP package to meet Bao Bao the panda

(WJLA) - Fans of Bao Bao the panda can now spend some time getting up close and personal with the cub behind the scenes–for a modest fee of $6,000.

The National Zoo is offering a private VIP Bao Bao tour package as part of its ZooFari fundraising event on May 15, according to Washington City Paper.

The $6,000 package includes 10 VIP ZooFari tickets, five valet parking passes, admission to the pre-ZooFari cocktail reception (5:30-6:30 p.m.), access to the Premier Pavilion and access to the LivingSocial Lion Lounge.

The zoo is also offering a cheaper $4,000 package for panda fans, which includes all of the above except the panda tour.

Read more at Washington City Paper.