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Red Panda Trivia

Red Pandas in Entertainment and Elsewhere

The appeal of the red panda has not escaped the creators of film, television, and video games. Read on for some recent red panda appearances. Have you seen them?

Film and Television

  • Enviropals – Rae Rae is a large red panda hosting the PBS kids science show.

 

Video Games

 

Other References

  • Mozilla Firefox – Popular web browser Mozilla Firefox is named after the red panda and uses the panda’s likeness in its logo. Mozilla also occasionally (mostly in winter) hosts a program called Firefox Live, which broadcast live young red panda cubs, in 2010/2011 and 2012 at the Knoxville Zoo, and provides a link to RPN’s conservation program of red pandas in the wild.
  • The red panda has served as the state animal of Sikkim, India since the early 1990s. It is also the mascot of the Darjeeling Tea Festival.
  • Red Panda Adventures – A podcast in the style of 1930s old time radio that chronicles the adventures of “Canada’s greatest superhero”, the Red Panda, a human who wears a costume based on a the creature.

 

Where will red pandas appear next?

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