Saturday, June 30, 2012

Red Panda

Red pandas are adorable, but are they pandas, raccoons, foxes?  They look a bit like each...find out, and learn more about them with these videos and links.

Keti the Red Panda at the Calgary Zoo:

Adorable video of a red panda at the Taronga Zoo in Australia - the sound quality isn't that great, but there are subtitles, and you can hear the little red panda's voice:

Red panda coloring page HERE.

Red panda fact page with several full color pictures, and a link to a coloring page at the bottom HERE.

A brief article about the naming of two red panda cubs at the National Zoo in Washington, D.C. HERE.

National Geographic video of Farley the Red Panda HERE.  Discusses the care of Farley, a baby red panda.

Learn about red panda conservation at the Chengdu Research Base of Giant Panda Breeding in China.  Although the research base originally served primarily the giant panda, they also now have a dedicated facility for the red panda.  Read more HERE.

Some great information and links about the red panda and conservation efforts at the World Wildlife Fund.  Read more HERE.

Red panda facts and more from the Lincoln Park Zoo  in Chicago.  Be sure to scroll towards the bottom for a video and photos.  Click HERE.

Toby the red panda at the Houston Zoo:


  1. This is great! We have a red panda at our zoo but he never comes out of his little cave. Kind of a bummer!

  2. So cute! Thanks so much for writing this, it's such a great homeschool activity :)