The First Panda
Red pandas are not related to giant pandas and were discovered 50 years earlier! They are important indicators of one of the most vibrant ecosystems in the world — the temperate forests of the Eastern Himalayas. Red pandas are the only living member of their own taxonomic family.
Infographic showing: The global red panda population has declined by 50% over the last 20 years and 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 and Monitoring
Policy and Advocacy
Education and Outreach
this is panda country
Experience the majesty and culture of the Himalayas on this journey to one of the most biologically diverse areas in the world.
Families Supported by Conservation
Acres of Red Panda Habitat Protected
Local People Reached by Awareness Programs