In a bittersweet moment, two beloved giant pandas, Mei Xiang and Tian Tian, along with their cub, Xiao Qi Ji, have officially begun their return journey to China after more than two decades at the Smithsonian’s National Zoo in the United States. Their departure marks the end of a significant chapter in the history of […]
I am a red panda I live in Himalayan terrains I eat greens Blossoms and fruit But my favorite of all Are bamboo shoots Poachers are after us Our habitats shrinking Humans wake up and start thinking Once we are all gone there is Nothing we can do You need to save us… Will you?
Countless concerned citizens have sent millions of emails on behalf of the Memphis Zoo pandas YaYa and LeLe to try to get them to be moved to retirement after their loan contract ends in April. In Defense of Animals (IDA) issued a new alert calling for the panda’s retirement and has already gotten over 25,000 […]
KATHMANDU — Conservationists in Nepal have introduced a new standard for efforts to protect the red panda, in the hope of translating successful initiatives in the country’s east to threatened habitats in the central and western hilly regions. The voluntary Red Panda Governance Standard, developed with the help of two Australian universities, looks at best […]
“Bears are not carnivores in the strictest sense like a cat where they consume a high-protein diet,” said Washington State University’s Professor Charles Robbins. “In zoos forever, whether it’s polar bears, brown bears or sloth bears, the recommendation has been to feed them as if they are high-protein carnivores. When you do that, you kill […]
Paradise Wildlife Park in Broxbourne, Hertfordshire recently welcomed a new member of their family who symbolizes hope! Little Red, a baby red panda that was born just a month after its father died, is the zoo’s newest bundle of joy and miraculous addition to their species. “The birth of Little Red creates a beautiful ending […]
Cases of poaching and illegal trade in the endangered red panda (Ailurus fulgens) are on the rise in Nepal. But with little evidence of a demand for panda pelts and parts, researchers are asking why. Led by researchers from the University of Queensland in Australia, a team of nearly 40 university graduates traveled throughout the […]
According to the United Nations, palm oil is found in approximately half of all products in supermarkets. But palm oil is destroying forests and killing animals. Orangutans, especially, are losing their homes and lives to the production of palm oil. Palm oil is taken from forests that house 10% of the world’s biodiversity and provide […]