The First Panda
Red pandas are not related to giant pandas and were discovered 50 years earlier!
They are important indicators of the vibrant forests in the Eastern Himalayas.
Red pandas are the only living member of their taxonomic family.
September 21, 2019
Join us for International Red Panda Day (IRPD) 2019 as an expected 100,000 visitors, at more than 80 zoos worldwide, learn about red pandas and help us create as many Red Panda Rangers as possible in a single day.
The global red panda population has declined by 50% over the last 20 years.
There may be as few as 2,500 remaining in the wild.
Red Panda Network is the world leader in red panda conservation.
We conserve wild red pandas and their habitat through:
Research & Monitoring
Policy & Advocacy
Education & Outreach