Red Panda sighted in Arunachal Pradesh

Stockphoto: Red Pandazine

For the first time since 2012, a Red Panda was sighted and photographed in the Indian state of Arunachal Pradesh. The pictures were taken in the forests of the Chug Valley.

According to the Indian daily The Tribune, there are nine protected areas in Arunachal Pradesh that are managed by the local population. These cover a forest area of almost 1,500 km2.

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