Panda, Red

Panda, Red

Ailurus fulgens refulgens

Vital Statistics

Height:

20 - 25 inches long

Weight:

8 - 14 lbs

Diet:

Bamboo, grain and fruit such as apples, pears, strawberries, blueberries and kiwis

Conservation:

Status: Vulnerable

Geographic Region

Himalayan mountains in the Sichuan and Yunnan districts of China and northern Burma

At The Zoo

Marco Polo's Adventure Trek

Did You Know?

There is disagreement over the taxonomy of red pandas - some scientists classify them with raccoons, others with bears. RWP Zoo follows the International Species Information System and places the red panda in its own family.