Red Pandas

Red pandas are a raccoon-like creature that has a red and brown coat and white markings around the eyes. They have recently lost habitat and are listed as endangered. They have been classified as bears and raccoons, but now belong to a unique family all their own.

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What kingdom family does the red panda belong to?

In taxonomy, Kingdom and Family are two separate levels of classification. The red panda Ailurus fulgens is placed in the Kingdom Animalia as is every living thing that is not a plant, fungus, protist or bacteria.

The red panda is most closely related to the raccoon and is therefore placed in the Family Procyanidae.

What would be a cute red panda joke?

knock knock

whos there


red who

furry red panda! thats who

What is the common name for ailurus fulgens?

common name for ailurus fulgens...English--Red Panda, Lesser Panda, Red Cat-bearFrench--Panda Éclatant, Petit PandaSpanish--Panda Chico, Panda Rojo

What is a red pandas sound like?

A loud cry or call "wha"when communicating with each other.

What is pandas fur used for?

Used for a lot of things. A few are clothing, shoes, bags and other things.

When will Red Pandas become extinct?

It is really hard to see if the Red Panda will become extinct, but the way it is going at the moment, it will. Because of those selfish poachers, they may die out if we don't do somthing more drastic. Hope this helps =)

Are red pandas the same family as the giant panda?

The answer below (the old answer), was the scientifically accepted view until genetic research last year. This showed that actually the red panda is very closely related to the giant panda, and is far closer genetically to giant pandas than racoons

No they are not. Giant pandas are bears and belong to the family Ursidae, which is the family all bears belong to. Red pandas are more closely related to raccoons and ferrets although this relationship is a distant one. Red pandas belong to the family Ailuridae, which consists only of the red panda and its extinct relatives. Giant and Red Pandas are similar in name and somewhat similar in distribution and diet but that is where the similarities end.

Are red kangaroos carnivores herbivores or omnivores?

All larger species of kangaroos, such as red kangaroos, are herbivores. They only eat grasses and leaves.

What kind of circulatory system does a red panda have?

The red panda has a closed circulatory system, because all of its blood is kept within vein arteries and capillaries.

Are red panda's dangerous?

they can be dangerous if you threaten their youn or if they are desperate and or injured.

How many red pandas are there?

The Red Panda is also called the 'Lesser Panda' and looks more like a red raccoon. There are about 2,500 to 2,000 of them left, because Asia uses their fur for coats and hats, this species is considered endangered. yes it is very cute and cuddly and lovable

Can you keep a red panda as a pet?

No! It is endangered and illegal to keep it as a pet. Secondly, it is a wild animal. They can trash your home and injure you and others, no matter how cute and innocent they look.
No, it is illegal to have an endangered animal as a pet in any area.

Why do red pandas look like raccoons?

The red panda has given scientists taxonomic fits. It has been classified

as a relative of the giant panda, and also of the raccoon, with which it

shares a ringed tail. Currently, red pandas are considered members of

their own unique family—the Ailuridae.

What is red panda's natural habitat?

The red panda lives in the bamboo forests of the Himalayan Mountains of China. The Himalayans are in Western China and the Red Panda lives at the elevation of 2,000 to 4,800 meters high.

Is the red panda related to the giant panda?

No, it is not related to the Giant Panda. The Giant Panda is a bear. The Red Panda is believed by scientists to be more closely related to the skunk or raccoon.

The name "panda" is derived from the Nepalese word "poonya" which literally means "eater of bamboo." The Red Panda was given this name before the Giant Panda.

They live in Asia, high up in the mountains, and sleep in trees.
Yes it is but some say that the red panda is part of the raccoon familiy and the giant panda is related to the bear family.

What kinds of plants The Red Panda eats?

Mainly bamboo, however they also eat certain grasses