Red Panda fans, please stay at home!

+++ PLEASE NOTE: This article refers to information as of March 20, 2020. In the meantime, many measures have changed. Please note the regulations at your location. +++

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Even if it isn’t always fun: Social contacts should now be reduced to a minimum. Photo: cactusbeetroot on flickr, CC BY-NC 2.0

Many zoos around the world have closed to prevent further spread of the coronavirus. These measures are absolutely essential. Please stay at home and protect yourself and your loved ones.

There are many other ways to experience Red Pandas instead.


Trevor Zoo, Beardsley Zoo and Oklahoma City Zoo broadcast live from the Red Pandas’ enclosure.


There should be no shortage of Red Panda videos on Youtube, Instagram & Co, some of which we have collected in our Red Panda-Playlist. Many videos (and other stuff as well as fanart) are also available on Reddit.

Documentary films

Red Panda fans in the USA can stream the multiple award-winning documentary “Cherub of the Mist” on Amazon Prime.

A brief version of the German documentary “Der Kleine Panda – Verborgen im Himalaya” (“The Red Panda – Hidden in the Himalayas”) offers “Tierwelt live”, a streaming service for nature documentaries. Only available in Germany, Austria and Switzerland.


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Furthermore, now would be a good time to read Red Panda: Biology and Conservation of the First Panda by Angela R. Glatston. Also available as eBook.


Parc Animalier d’Auvergne in France offers a folding tutorial for a Panda-Origami. Although the instructions are in French, they should be translated quickly using DeepL or other services.


Tierpark Görlitz in Germany has put a Red Panda drawing guide online. Scroll to “Red Panda Network – Zeichenanleitung für Rote Pandas” to download the PDF. Bronx Zoo offers a video tutorial on Instagram.

Activity book

For children: the Red Panda activity workbook from Dublin Zoo.