10 Interesting Facts About Red Pandas


Red pandas are small mammals with long, fluffy tails and red and white markings. Though they share a name with the more famous giant panda, they are not closely related. In fact, the name ‘panda’ was first applied to these animals, and not to the larger black-and-white bear.

Classified as endangered, there are fewer than 10,000 in the wild with the largest threats listed as poaching and loss of…