For your reference, we have provided a list of links to information related to red pandas, including videos, links to useful partner sites, magazines, research reports and papers.
- Cherub of the Mist – Award-winning documentary film on the release of two zoo-bred red pandas.
Click here to watch it as Discovery Channels screening “Return of the Firecat” on YouTube if FactualTV is restricted in your territory.
Mini and Sweety were released on November 14, 2003 into the Singhalila National Park in the Darjeeling District, India, right on the border with RPN’s project area in Nepal. Filmed by Naresh Bedi and Rajesh Bedi during 14 months it is a rare documentary on the elusive red pandas in their natural habitat. The film shows the successful pioneering of a release into nature, courtship, mating, nest building, and rearing of cubs.
- Discovery Channel red panda videos
- You can watch more red panda videos on our Red Panda Video Page and watch videos about our work on RPN’s Video Page
- Animal Info
- BBC Science and Nature
- Rotterdam Zoo
These PDF documents lists information on all of the red panda zoo population. It is a wealth of information for those wanting to learn more about the captive bred red panda zoo population.
- Full listing of zoos with Red Pandas
Feel free to use our Red Panda Zoo Locator Tool as well.
- 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. Red Panda were classified as endangered until a 2008 change to vulnerable without new data; RPN and partners are working to provide better data for review and revision.
- UNEP World Conservation Monitoring Centre (UNEP-WCMC): Species Database.
- Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species (CITES) Trade Database
The international CITES treaty restricts international trade in species known to be threatened with extinction.
- Environmental Literacy Council
- Field Guide To Red Pandas — Wild Travel Magazine, April 2013
by Dirk Kloss, RPN’s CEO. –> download [PDF 7 pages], or read it on our blog.
Kloss, Dirk. 2013. Field Guide To Red Pandas. Wild Travel, Archant Publ. UK. Issue 2/ Apr 2013. p 46-52
- RPN EcoTrips nominated as One of “Five Trips to Take Right Now” — Wild Travel Magazine, Jan 2013
- Earth Island Institute Article on Red Panda Network
- Fighting for the Firefox, 2009-02-01, by Wendee Holtcamp, National Wildlife Federation, on a trip in India and Eastern Nepal with Red Panda Network and our Forest Guardians
- National Geographic Kids
Scientific Publications (PDF)
- Red Panda Population and Habitat Viability Assessment (PHVA) and Species Conservation Strategy – Nepal 2010
Jnawali, S., Leus K., Molur, S., Glatston, A., Walker, S. (Editors) 2012.
Red Panda (Ailurus fulgens). Population and Habitat Viability Assessment (PHVA) and Species Conservation Strategy (SCS) Workshop Report. National Trust for Nature Conservation, Kathmandu, Nepal, Conservation Breeding Specialist Group and Zoo Outreach Organization, Coimbatore, India.
- Red Panda in Eastern Nepal: How They Fit into Ecoregional Conservation of Eastern Himalaya
Williams, Brian. 2006. Red Panda in Eastern Nepal: How does it fit into ecoregional conservation of the Eastern Himalaya. Conservation Biology in Asia. Society for Conservation Biology and Resources Himalaya. Kathmandu, Nepal, p. 236-251.
- The Status of the Red Panda in Jamuna and Mabu Villages of Eastern Nepal
Williams, Brian H. 2004. Status of the Red Panda in Jamuna and Mabu Villages of Eastern Nepal. San Jose State University. Unpublished MS Thesis.
- Eine neue Anlage für Kleine Pandas im Erlebniszoo Hannover
Wagner, Christian. 2004. Eine neue Anlage für Kleine Pandas im Erlebniszoo Hannover. Der Zoofreund 132, p. 3-7.