Red Panda

Red Panda

Red pandas are related to raccoons and are not closely related to giant pandas, which are bears. These able climbers live at moderately high elevations in the Himalayas, where they forage widely for bamboo shoots, and various fruits.

Ailurus fulgens

Omnivore

Southeastern Asia

Forests

Red pandas are well-adapted for cold weather. On hot days, look for our red panda in the climate-controlled shelter in her habitat.

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