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?
KATHMANDU — The spring season in the Northern Hemisphere is a critical time for red pandas, particularly in Nepal. This is the period when these furry, tree-dwelling animals spend a lot of time on the ground to look for food. It’s also the time when breeding adults of the species, Ailurus fulgens, start to reproduce, […]
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 […]
KATHMANDU — This past July 20, Radha Krishna Rijal noticed a strange animal struggling in the drainage channel of his house in the Parshyang neighborhood of western Nepal’s Pokhara Valley. He’d never seen such an animal before, he tells Mongabay: it was small, with a long tail and a furry body. “It had rained continuously […]
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 […]
Using GPS telemetry, scientists from the University of Queensland, the University of Southern Queensland and the Red Panda Network have monitored 10 red pandas (Ailurus fulgens) and documented disturbances using camera trapping for 12 months in eastern Nepal. They’ve found that human impact is causing the mammal to restrict its movements which is further fragmenting […]
The Hkakaborazi landscape at the northern tip of Myanmar is dominated by precipitous snowcapped peaks that tower over rainforest-cloaked slopes and valleys below. Rugged and remote, the region is home to Southeast Asia’s highest mountain, Hkakabo Razi, which rises to 5,881 meters (19,295 feet) close to where the borders of Myanmar, India and China meet. […]
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 […]