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International Red Panda Day

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Join us for International Red Panda Day (IRPD) 2015 as an expected 100,000 visitors at more than 40 zoos worldwide help us create as many Red Panda Rangers as possible in a single day.

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What is a Red Panda Ranger? A Red Panda Ranger is a special title given to children who help spread the word about red pandas. Look in our activity guide to see what activities you can do for International Red Panda Day to become a red panda ranger.

Download the 2016 IRPD Activity Guide
Contributions received from International Red Panda Day will support our red panda research, conservationeducation, and sustainable development work. You can also help by visiting one of the participating organizations listed below or contact your nearest zoo (click here » to find one that has red pandas) or school and ask them to participate. Thank you and we hope you are able to join in the fun!

Campaign Details

What: International Red Panda Day When:Activity Guide 2016 cover
Saturday September 17th, 2016 11:00AM to 4:00PM (third Saturday of September every year) Where: Check with your local zoo or school for participation details, or click on the links below for more information on current participating organizations. If you are an organizer, Register your event.

Downloads: 2016 Activity Guide

2016 IRPD Participants

  • Akron Zoo – Akron, OH USA
  • Assiniboine Park Zoo - Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada
  • Binghamton Zoo at Ross Park - Binghamton, NY, USA
  • Birmingham Zoo, Birmingham, AL
  • Brandywine Zoo – Wilmington, DE, USA
  • Brookfield Zoo, Chicago, IL
  • Cape May County Zoo – NJ, USA
  • Chengdu Research Base of Giant Panda Breeding - Sichuan, China
  • Chiba Municipal Zoo
  • Columbus Zoo, Powell, OH
  • Dudley Zoo – Dudely UK
  • Edmonton Valley Zoo – Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
  • Elmwood Park Zoo - Norristown, PA, USA
  • Flamingo Land - Yorkshire, UK Saturday, September 26th
  • Franklin Park Zoo - Boston, MA, USA
  • Fuutaas - Tokyo, Japan Saturday 09-19 to Wednesday 09-23
  • Giardino Zoologico di Pistoia - Pistoia, Italy
  • Greenville Zoo - Greenville, SC, USA
  • Hamamatsu Zoo – Japan
  • Hamura Zoo
  • Hirakawa (Kagoshima) Zoo – Japan
  • Hiroshima Asa Zoo
  • Hitachi Kamine Zoo
  • Ikeda (Okayama) Zoo
  • Itozu (Kitakyushu) Zoo
  • Lake District Wildlife Park – Cumbria, UK
  • Lee Richardson Zoo - Garden City, KS, USA Saturday, September 20th
  • Le parc de Clères – France
  • Le zoo de Bordeaux-Pessac – France
  • Le zoo de Tregomeur – France
  • Le zoo de Jurques – France
  • Le Pal – France (the 18th or the 24th of September)
  • Le zoo de La Fleche – France
  • Le zoo de Pont-Scorff – France
  • L’espace zoologique de Saint Martin la Plaine – France
  • Le zoo de la Boissiere-du-Dore – France
  • Le bioparc de doué-la-Fontaine – France
  • Le zoo de Champrépus – France
  • Le parc zoologique et botanique de Mulhous – France
  • Le parc animalier de Sainte-Croix – France
  • Longleat Safari Park- Wiltshire, UK
  • Mesker Park Zoo & Botanic Garden – Evansville, IN, USA
  • Miyazaki Municipal Zoo
  • Omuta Zoo – Japan
  • Osaka Municipal (Tennoji) Zoo
  • Paradise Park – Hayle, Cornwall, UK
  • Pittsburgh Zoo & PPG Aquarium - Pittsburgh, PA, USA
  • Port Lympne Reserve -  Hythe, Kent, UK Saturday 09-19 & Sunday 09-20
  • Potter Park Zoo - Lansing, MI, USA Sunday, October 18th
  • Pueblo Zoo - Pueblo, CO, USA
  • Sacramento Zoo – Sacramento, CA, USA
  • San Francisco Zoo- San Francisco, CA, USA Saturday, October 17th
  • Saskatoon Zoo Society- Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, Canada
  • Scoville Zoo – USA
  • Sendai Municipal (Yagiyama) Zoo
  • Shepreth Wildlife Park – United Kingdom
  • Sequoia Park Zoo – Eureka, CA, USA Sunday, September 25th
  • Tierpark Berlin- Berlin, Germany Sunday, August 30th
  • Tobe Zoological Park – Japan
  • Touroparc – France
  • Toronto Zoo – Toronto, Canada
  • Yokohama Zoo (Zoorasia)
  • Zoo Atlanta – Atlanta, GA, USA
  • Zoo Dortmund - Dortmund, Germany Sunday, September 20th
  • Zoo Liberec – Liberec, Czech Republic
  • Zoo Miami - Miami, FL, USA
  • Zoo New England – Boston, MA, USA

Photos from International Red Panda Day 

Click for photos from IRPD 2012 at Kansas City Zoo

Red Panda Network supports the United Nations Decade on Biodiversity See participating zoos and other partners at previous International Red Panda Days -> main IRPD page -> International Red Panda Day 2012 -> International Red Panda Day 2011 -> International Red Panda Day 2010 Mark your calendar for next year: IRPD 2014 is September 20, 2014