Red Panda fans, please stay at home!

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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.

Live-Cams

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

Videos

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.

Newsletter

Our newsletter comes out once a month and keeps you up to date with news about Red Pandas. You can subscribe here.

Book

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.

Origami

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.

Des activités pour les enfants

Drawing

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.