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Red Pandas

Asian Passage
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Did you know?

  • Red pandas were first described in 1825 as members of the raccoon family because of their skills.

  • Red Pandas are classified as endangered species, there are fewer than 10,000 in the wild with one of the largest threats.

  • The red panda diet is 97% bamboo and they eat small mammals, eggs, and flowers.

  • Red Pandas live up to 15 years.

  • Red Pandas have a false thumb and an extended wrist bone which has developed over time to help them climb trees and eat bamboo.

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Answer this question to go on to the next page! 
What is the full scientific name of the red panda?

(Two words, the first one begins with a capital letter)

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