The second IRPD in 2011 continued the momentum from the first, created some 1000 red panda rangers worldwide and raised more than $4500.
2011 Celebrations Around the World
Toronto, Ontario Canada
Thank you Toronto Zoo for raising $2,623.62 towards red panda conservation! Hailey’s Peace, Love, and Red Panda awareness bracelets were a huge hit!
Hayle, Cornwall UK
Thank you Paradise Park for raising $1,150 towards red panda conservation! Red Panda Awareness Weekend included mask making, silent auctions, face painting, attendance of the local radio station and a raffle.
Houston, Texas USA
The zoo raised awareness and funds from red panda adoptions, memberships and merchandise sold Thank you Houston Zoo for raising $820 towards red panda conservation!
Sacramento, California USA
Thank you Sacramento Zoo and Service System Associates for creating 60 new Red Panda Rangers and raising $80 towards red panda conservation! The zoo gift shop donated $1 for every Red Panda stuffed animal sold.
West Orange, New Jersey USA
Thank you Turtle Back Zoo and Greater New Jersey AAZK Chapter for creating 69 new Red Panda Rangers and raising $204 towards red panda conservation!
Madison, Wisconsin USA
Thank you Henry Vilas Park Zoo for raising $156.76 towards red panda conservation!
Tacoma, Washington USA
Thank you Point Defiance AAZK for raising $356.80 towards red panda conservation!
South Bend, Indiana USA
Thank you Potawatomi Zoo for raising $50 towards red panda conservation!
Lansing, Michigan USA
Thank you Potter Park Zoo Docent Association for raising $271.70 towards red panda conservation! Fundraising activities included selling buttons and face painting.
Jackson, Mississippi USA
Thank you Jackson Zoo for creating 41 new Red Panda Rangers and spreading awareness of red panda conservation efforts!
Zagreb Zoo celebrated Red Panda Day with choosing the name Kai for this year’s Red panda cub using an applause-meter. Visitors could also participate in making decorations from bamboo, find out what red pandas eat and become “Red panda rangers”.
Photos from International Red Panda Day 2011