Red Panda Ailurus fulgens

Red Panda
Red Panda
The Red or Lesser Panda comes from the southern edge of the Himalayas, from Nepal to China.
Red Panda
Red Panda
Like the Giant Panda, the Red Panda lives alone or, rarely, in pairs. It is not closely related to the Giant Panda but is distantly related to mustelids (badgers, martens) and to raccoons.
Red Panda
Red Panda
Red Panda
Like the Giant Panda, it eats mainly bamboo leaves. It is mainly nocturnal
Red Panda
Red Panda
Red Panda
The face can be red, white or mixed and individuals can have different markings, always with the red cheek stripes in some form.
Red Panda
Red Panda
Red Panda
It has a black front with black limbs and a shiny red back.
Red Panda
Red Panda
Red Panda
Pandemonium (so photogenic)
Red Panda with apples
Red Panda in tree
Red Panda in tree
They spend most of the daytime sleeping high in a tree.