Red Panda

Curling Up for a Nap: Sleeping away most of the day in the treetops, the panda is most active at dawn and dusk.

Latin name: Ailurus fulgens Where: Next to Spaulding Children’s Zoo Length: 1.5 to 2 ft Weight: 6.5 to 14 lbs Lifespan: 10 yrs Habitat: Mountain forest Diet: Primarily bamboo shoots and leaves; some roots, fruit, grasses, acorns, lichens, small animals Risk Status: Species at Risk (IUCN—Vulnerable) Range: South to Southeast Asia


Red Panda Habitat