Although it shares the same name, the red panda is not related to the giant panda.  In fact, the red panda is not related to any other animals, making it unique.

Endemic to the temperate forests of the Himalayas, the red panda ranges from Nepal in the west to China in the east. They are also found in northern India, Bhutan and northern Myanmar.

The Auckland Zoo Conservation Fund supports the Red Panda Network in Nepal, which is working to save the red panda in the wild and preserve habitat through education and empowering local communities.


Meet Bo and Mohini

If you're looking for our red panda, be sure to check the tops of the trees!