International Red Panda Day - Sept 21, 2019

Join us for International Red Panda Day (IRPD) 2019 as thousands of people visit more than 100 zoos worldwide, learn about red pandas and help us create as many Red Panda Rangers as possible in a single day.

What is a Red Panda Ranger? A Red Panda Ranger is a special title given to children who help spread the word about red pandas. Look in our activity guide to see what activities you can do for IRPD to become a red panda ranger.

Here are some ways you can celebrate IRPD 2019 on September 21st:

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Official 2019 IRPD t-shirt! Logo by Jenny Karkoska Design, LLC
Official 2019 IRPD t-shirt! Logo by Jenny Karkoska Design, LLC


Event: International Red Panda Day

When: Saturday, September 21st, 2019 (third Saturday of September every year)

Where: Check with your local zoo or school for event details.

Download Event Materials

> 10th IRPD Poster Print & Web - By Brian Filarsky Art & Design
> IRPD Activity Guide 2019 - English (PDF)
> Official IRPD 2019 Logo - By Jenny Karkoska Design, LLC
> Red panda infosheet (print version - PDF) - by Darby Minter
> RPN Infosheet
> Become a Red Panda Ranger Flier (PDF)
> Family Tree Poster
> General Brochure Side A, Side B.
> Poaching and the Illegal Red Panda Trade Infographic


> 10th IPRD Poster Print & Web (Polish)

> 国際レッサーパンダデーアクティビティブック(日本語版) (PDF)
> クロスワードパズルの解答 (PDF)

> レッサーパンダのひみつ(見開きタイプ) (PDF)
> レッサーパンダのひみつ(ブックレットタイプ) (PDF)

Shareable Social Media Images

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Sample Posts

  • Red pandas are not related to giant pandas and were discovered 50 years earlier! #theOriginalPanda #FirstPanda #IRPD2019
  • Red pandas are important indicators of the vibrant forests in the Eastern Himalayas. #SaveTheRedPanda #IRPD2019
  • Red pandas are the only living member of their taxonomic family. #theOriginalPanda #IRPD2019

2019 IRPD Participants


Here is a list of organizations celebrating IRPD this year. Thank you!

> Don't see your organization's name? Let us know and register.