Red pandas are so adorable, and just as interesting! Their unique red and white markings are one of the most beuatiful things in nature. But their amazing looks aren't all about red pandas. I'm going to ask you a question, and you have to try to answer it yourself BEFORE you look at the answer on this page. You can scream your answer out loud, or say it silently in your head, I don't care. Anyway, here's the question: What family of animals does the red panda belong to?
Okay, do you have your answer? Well, I'm going to tell you right now. Is the red panda in the weasle family? The bear family? The rodent family? How about the cephalopod family!? Nope, nope, nope, and definitely not! Red pandas don't belong to any of those... they belong to the family of RED PANDAS!!! Yep, they belong to the family of themselves! Cool!
Red pandas are starting to go extinct because of habitat loss and degradation caused by human development, including agriculture, firewood or bamboo extraction, and more. This is followed by hunting and poaching. Other threats include encounters with humans which can disturb their habitat. So, please...