New home for Red Pandas at Moscow Zoo

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A Red Panda at Moscow Zoo, August 2012. Photo: “IMG_3507” by quirischa on flickr, CC BY-SA 2.0 (

The Moscow Zoo has announced a new “China”-pavilion. The three-level building will be the new home for the Red Pandas of the zoo.

The construction of the pavilion should start next year. According to zoo director Svetlana Akulova the Red Pandas will live on the top floor together with the Giant Pandas.


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News agency Tass reports about the new pavilion (in Russian).