Animal Species

Red Panda
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Red pandas are in their own family and not related to bears or raccoons!

Sponsors
Logan Isaiah Henry, Meghann Peltz; Barabara & Raymond Novak; Barbara Anderson; Robert & Sharon Hess
Habitat
Montane forests at high elevations
Size
1 ½ -2 feet long
Weight
8-13 pounds
Lifespan
8-10 years
Diet
95 % bamboo, fruit, roots, acorns, bird eggs
Reproduction
1-4 young after a 112-158 day gestation
Conservation Status
Endangered
Threats
Habitat loss, hunting and the pet trade