Three one-month-old red panda (also known as lesser panda) cubs were shown to the public at the Giant Panda Research Centre in Fuzhou, East China’s Fujian Province on August 27, 2007. This is the second triplet in the center.

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Cute red panda cubs (Image courtesy of Chinadaily)

Red panda is a mostly herbivorous mammal with the same taxonomic classification of the giant panda. The red panda is native to the Himalayas in Nepal and Southern China. The Red Panda is classified as an endangered species with an estimated population of less than 2,500 mature individuals in wild.



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