Red Panda

Photo of Red Panda

SCIENTIFIC NAME Ailurus fulgens

RANGE Temperate forests of the Himalayas, Nepal, Tibet, Bhutan, China

LOCATION IN THE ZOO Next to the Bug House

COOL ANIMAL FACT Red pandas are designed for their cold native climate, including fur on the pads of their feet, and they use their long tails as a wraparound blanket to protect them from the chilly mountain temperatures.


John P. McGovern Children's Zoo