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Red panda (4th of 4)

Red panda

Red pandas are popular animals with zoo visitors. They are more closely related to weasels and skunks than to giant pandas. Critically endangered in the wild, red pandas have bred successfully at Wellington Zoo

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Maggy Wassilieff, 'Zoos and aquariums - Zoo animals and entertainment', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 17 April 2024)

Story by Maggy Wassilieff, published 24 Nov 2008