Resources & Publications

Here are a variety of scientific research papers, publications, and resources so can further your enthusiasm for red pandas.


Red Panda Biology and Conservation of the First Panda 2nd Ed

Angela Glaston (edited by), Red Panda: Biology and Conservation of the First Panda 

(2nd edition). Academic Press. 2021.

Red Panda: Biology and Conservation of the First Panda, Second Edition, provides the most up-to-date research, data, and conservation solutions for the red pandas, Ailurus species. Since the publication of the previous edition in 2010, the International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN) updated the threat level of red pandas, and they are now considered to be endangered. This latest edition is updated to provide an in-depth look at the scientific and conservation-based issues urgently facing the red panda today.

Resources, Brochures, and Infosheets


1 Mar

Land purchase and forest restoration to conserve the Endangered red panda in Nepal

Lama, S., Sherpa, A., Shrestha, J., Sherpa, P., Lama, S., & Bista, D. Cambridge University Press. 1 March 2021…

Read More

24 Feb

Space use, interaction and recursion in a solitary specialized herbivore: a red panda case study.

Bista, D., Baxter, G. S., Hudson, N. J., Lama, S. T., Weerman, J., & Murray, P. J. Endangered Species Research.…

Read More

7 Jan

Tigers at higher elevations outside their range: What does it mean for conservation?

Saroj Shrestha, Ang Phuri Sherpa, Sony Lama, Munmun Tamang & Prakash Kumar Paudel Journal on Protected Mountain A…

Read More

14 Dec

Movement and dispersal of a habitat specialist in human-dominated landscapes: a case study of the red panda.

Bista, D., Baxter, G. S., Hudson, N. J., Lama, S. T., Weerman, J., & Murray, P. J. Movement Ecology 9(1), 1-15.…

Read More

30 Nov

Forest Watcher: Employing citizen science in forest management of Nepal

Pingault N, Roshetko JM, Meybeck A. eds. 2(021). Asia-Pacific forest sector outlook: Innovative forestry for a su…

Read More

17 Nov

Development and Testing of an Integrated Sensor Suite for Cookstove Monitoring and Evaluation

Miller, Heather M. Oregon State University, Graduate Thesis or Dissertation. The health and environmental impacts ass…

Read More

Magazines & News

Red Panda Databases & Research Sites

  • by Justin Fairchild
    A site that tracks family trees of red pandas, as well as re-sharing high-quality panda photos from Instagram for a wider audience. Data is currently for Japanese styani pandas, and will be expanding to other zoos worldwide.
  • Smithsonian National Zoo and Conservation Biology Institute - Red Panda
  • IUCN Red List
    The International Union for the Conservation of Nature (IUCN) Species Survival Commission hosts a Red List of Endangered Species providing taxonomic, conservation status, and distribution information on endangered species.

Help us save the red panda, today!

Special Thanks to
Our Supporters