RED PANDAMONIUM, am I right?
For two and a half hours on Monday, the Twitterverse held its breath—while feverishly typing in 140 characters—about the escape of the National Zoo’s red panda, Rusty.
How feverishly, you may wonder? A tweet sent out by the National Zoo at 11:51 a.m. was retweeted 3,572 times. On a day with an important Supreme Court ruling, a dropping Dow, a fleeing fugitive, and a Texas filibuster on an abortion bill, the red panda story stole the spotlight.