Saturday, September 15th 2018 is International Red Panda Day 2018. Several zoos around the world take part.
This year, the Red Panda Network draws special attention to the illegal animal trade, which poses a particular threat to the Red Panda.
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— Updated on Wednesday, September 12 —
Rosamond Gifford Zoo, Syracuse (NY)
On Sunday, September 16 Rosamond Gifford Zoo celebrates International Red Panda Day at the Red Panda exhibit with keeper chats and info boards. The day is also good possibility to visit Loofah and Doofah, the twin Red Panda cubs of zoo.
Franklin Park Zoo, Boston (MA)
Red Panda Fia had her first offspring this June, on Saturday, September 15 the Franklin Park Zoo has a special Red Panda event with an education station, zookeeper meetings at 11.30 am and 1.30 pm at the Red Panda exhibit.
Binghamton Zoo at Ross Park, Binghamton (NY)
On Saturday, September 15 and Sunday, September 16 from 10 am to 4 pm Binghamton Zoo hosts the Red Panda Days. A portion of ticket sales goes to conservation projects. At the Education Center there will be a book sale, proceeds will go to the Red Panda Network.
San Francisco Zoo (CA)
San Francisco Zoo’s Tenzing, Hillary and Hunter welcome you on Saturday, September 15 and Sunday, September 16. On Saturday you will receive a Red Panda keepsake for your contribute to conservation. Red Panda Keeper Talks are at 10:15 am and 2:30 pm.
Assiniboine Park Zoo, Winnipeg (Manitoba)
The Assiniboine Park Zoo invites to a Red Panda Weekend on Saturday, September 1 and Sunday, September 2. There are activity stations to become an official Red Panda Ranger and at 10.30 am and 2 pm the Red Panda Zoo Chat at the Red Panda habitat in Toucan Ridge.
Toronto Zoo, Toronto (Ontario)
Toronto Zoo celebrates International Red Panda Day on Saturday, September 15 at the Red Panda Exhibit. Two special enrichment feedings will be held on 12 pm and 3 pm. Proceeds from a Red Panda-themed silent auction will support the Red Panda Network.
Shepreth Wildlife Park, Shepreth (South Cambridgeshire)
The zoo of female Red Pandas Ember and Sundara invites on Saturday, September 15 from 10 am to 4 pm to celebrate Red Panda Day in aid of Shepreth Wildlife Conservation Charity.
Chester Zoo, Upton by Chester (Cheshire)
Chester Zoo offers a special talk on Saturday, September 15 at the Red Panda habitat by the Zoo Rangers.
Belfast Zoo, Belfast
The Irish zoo is currently home of two Red Pandas, called Chris and Vixen. On Saturday, September 15 you can visit them at feeding time at 12 pm and 2 pm. Keeper Talks are at 12.15 pm and 2.15 pm. A schedule is available for download on the zoo’s website.
Beekse Bergen, Hilvarenbeek
The biggest zoo of the Benelux region has a Red Panda Weekend (or “Rode Panda Weekend” in Dutch) on Saturday, September 15 and Sunday, September 16 where fruit garlands are made for the Red Pandas of the zoo. Visitors will also learn all about the Red Pandas during the bus and boat safari.
Tierpark Hellabrunn, München (Bayern)
The Munich Zoo Hellabrunn invites to the Red Panda Day on Sunday, September 16. At animal keeper meeting points there is information about the animals and their habitat and there are also some prizes to win.
Chiba Zoological Park, Chiba (Tokyo)
The home of the famous standing Red Panda Futa, the Chiba Zoological Park in Tokyo, has a quiz and Red Panda talk on Saturday, September 15 from 11 am to 3 pm.
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