Two Red Panda cubs born at Rosamond Gifford Zoo

Red Panda Cubs Rosamond Gifford Zoo
Rohan and Pumori. Photo: Jaime Alvarez / Rosamond Gifford Zoo

The Rosamond Gifford Zoo (Syracuse, N.Y.) has announced the birth of two male Red Pandas named Pumori (named after an Himalayan mountain) and Rohan (“ascend” in Sanskrit). They were born on June 25.

Rohan & Pumori’s big debut! #bestdayever (footage by Brian Hughes)

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They are the first offspring from the two years old mother Tabei and Ketu, the four year old father, who came from Hamilton Zoo in New Zealand to Syracuse.