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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Red Panda Paintings to Save the Species

Clinger, Slash, and Shredder are red panda brothers who were born at the Smithsonian Conservation Biology Institute in Front Royal, VA on June 26, 2014. They were hand-fed by Smithsonian keepers shortly after their mother, Shama, passed away. On May 14th, 2015 the three panda brothers were relocated to Elmwood Park Zoo (EPZ) in Norristown, Pennsylvania,…

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Mother Nature’s Midwives

It’s National Zookeeper Week and we are honoring zookeepers everywhere!  These hardworking professionals have made it their life’s work to care for the needs of animals and their hard work results in the preservation of hundreds of species around the world. If you think about it, zookeepers are like midwives. But they assist with so much…

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Red Panda Keeper Forges New Future for Species

Red Panda ambassador Sarah Jones is a testament to her profession and a blessing for more than one endangered species. A zoo keeper at Red Panda Network (RPN) as an ecotrip guide in Nepal. In March 2015, Sarah led a zookeeper ecotrip for RPN and upon her return, wrote a beautiful article for the ‘Animals Voice’ magazine to…

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Donor Spotlight: Holy Name Catholic School

Red Panda Network’s red panda adoption program is a great way to support the preservation of red pandas. It offers an opportunity to symbolically adopt any of six wild pandas that we have identified living in our project area in Nepal. All donations directly support the protection of their habitat, the availability of bamboo (their preferred source of food), and…

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Red Panda Keeper Weighs in on Red Panda Habitat

Red panda keeper, Anneke Haworth of Auckland Zoo, visited the Red Panda Network field team in December 2014. Here is her story, in her words… Nepal – what a place! For the last six weeks I have been traveling in eastern Nepal, tagging along with Sonam Tashi Lama from Red Panda Network, and RPN field partners…

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