Taxonomic name: Ailurus fulgens
Conservation Status: Endangered (IUCN)
Diet: Primarily bamboo, but also eats fruit, nuts, roots, and eggs
Longevity in the wild: Approximately 8 years
Size: Body: 50 - 56 cm / Tail: 30 - 50 cm
Weight: 5.5 - 9 kg
Fun Fact: As red pandas mature, hair grows and covers their entire foot, including the foot pads! This helps to give them traction in order to walk on ice, or climb wet slippery branches.
Find the Zoo's red pandas indoors or outdoors at Toucan Ridge!