About Red panda
Sikkim, West Bengal, Meghalaya and Arunachal Pradesh
50 to 60 cm
Male: 4.5-6.2kg, Female: 3.7-4.5kg
Did you know?
The red panda has an extra thumb for feeding and climbing
• Predation by feral dogs.
• Occasional hunting and poaching.
Our goal is to ensure the long term survival of the red panda is the eastern Himalayas. This is achieved by implementing the following strategies:
- Secure the red panda habitat outside the Protected Areas in Sikkim and Western Arunachal Pradesh
- Garner stakeholder participation for red panda conservation
- Mitigate threats to the red panda populations