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Red Panda Exhibit
The front paw of the Red Panda are equipped with a 'false thumb,' that is really an extension of the wrist bone to assist in holding bamboo and climbing trees like the Giant Panda.
Red pandas are excellent tree climbers; most active at dawn, dusk and at night foraging for food.
Red pandas were first discovered in 1821.
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Red Panda cubs stay with their mother until the next breeding season starts.
This large outdoor exhibit currently holds a breeding pair of red pandas of the subspecies
Ailurus fulgens fulgens
. The two have been producing offspring yearly since 2007.
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