A Red Panda Valentines Day

Every February, human beings bluff their way through a confusing, non-standardized pattern of mating behavior. Chocolates? Flowers? Champagne? A restaurant that’s intimate, yet trendy, yet not too popular, that won’t be crowded, while being affordable and yet not cheap… it’s enough to make you want to spend the day locked in your own bedroom with…

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Conservation Firsthand: A Look at Ecotrips with the Red Panda Network

What better way to experience conservation in action than to travel to the Himalayas on an ecotrip with the Red Panda Network? These excursions provide participants the chance to not only witness red panda conservation, but also to explore Nepalese culture first-hand. This month, we caught up with two former ecotrippers to ask them about…

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I’m Dreaming Of A White Christmas…And A Red Panda!

When you see red pandas in zoos like Adelaide, Johannesburg, and Houston, it’s easy to forget that these animals are native to the extreme elevations of the Himalayas, where temperatures can drop well below freezing. Red pandas have several adaptations for life in the cold and are great at keeping themselves nice and cozy in…

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Let’s Get the Red Panda Holiday Party Started!

The red panda was recently moved from Vulnerable to Endangered on the IUCN Red List. The clock is ticking for red pandas. But there are 31 days in December and so many ways you can help Red Panda Network save red pandas this holiday season! Here are three ways you can help starting right now! 1) Today is Cyber Monday, the busiest day…

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Red Pandas Gain New Student Supporter!

Red pandas gained new support this week when eight-year-old Flynn, a 3rd grader from Redlands, California, completed his research project & diorama on the endangered species. Flynn’s assignment was to research and present the challenges of an endangered animal, and then create a diorama depicting the animal in its natural habitat. “I just knew that…

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Red Panda Art for Halloween!

For those of you getting ready to celebrate Halloween, we have a treat for you! Artist Rhoda Lucey wants to share her step-by-step Pand-O-Lantern instructions with red panda lovers everywhere, so let’s get carving! Red Panda Network is blessed to have so many artists as supporters who celebrate the species with all kinds of mediums.…

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Red Panda Network Hits the Road!

Red Panda Network staff and volunteers are fanning out in an effort to meet with you, our supporters, at three upcoming conferences and we hope to see you all there! Here are the dates and locations where you can find us: Wildlife Conservation Expo 2015 Saturday, October 10, 2015 10AM-6:30PM Mission Bay Conference Center, San…

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Red Panda Cubs at Hamilton Zoo Have New Names!

We are delighted to share the new names of the red panda cubs at the Hamilton Zoo! The winning name for the female cub is: Jamuna (gained 50% of the votes) and the winning name for the male cub is: Tenzing (gained 58% of the votes). Jamuna is a famous destination for sighting the red…

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Let’s Name the Cubs at Hamilton Zoo!

Help our friends at Hamilton Zoo, New Zealand name two new red panda cubs – one male and one female and support red panda conservation programs for kids in Nepal. The children of the Red Panda Roots and Shoots Group in Ilam, made the initial selection of cub names for you. Vote for your favorite names by making a…

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Three Peaks for Pandas

Three zookeepers from Shepreth Wildlife Park in the UK, tackled three peaks in 24 hours to raise funds for the conservation of red pandas in Nepal. The UK’s National Three Peaks Challenge entails climbing the three highest peaks in England, Wales and Scotland, within 24 hours. The keepers met their goal and raised over $US…

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