Red pandas are cute,fluffy,and exotic animals. They can鈥檛 be kept as pets,unfortunately! Maybe in a different reality,the red panda is the poster child of friendliness. But,we are living in this one,and it鈥檚 up to us to make sure this beautiful animal won鈥檛 go extinct.
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Can you have a red panda as a pet?
However, the Red Panda is wild and does not make a good pet. They don鈥檛 want to be pets either. Endangered already because of poachers and black market smugglers, these animals are being conserved and protected by the law in their natural habitat. By keeping this animal as a pet, you鈥檇 also be breaking the law.
What are the threats to red pandas?
There is however another menacing threat to red pandas which is on the rise, the illegal pet trade (for example, 6 wild red pandas were found in the back of a lorry in Laos in January 2018- believed to be on their way to Bangkok to be sold as pets).
Why can鈥檛 you keep pandas as pets?
The final reason why you can鈥檛 keep the pandas a pet is because they are huge! A lot of people think pandas are cute little bears you can hug and carry around like a dog. They aren鈥檛. They are often called Giant Pandas, and there鈥檚 a good reason for that.
Are pandas really bears?
Until 1995 we believed that Pandas were a type of Raccoon just like the Red Panda which looks a lot like the Giant Panda. But after testing and sequencing its genome, scientists found proof that the Panda is, in fact, a bear. 7) The Panda can make (at least) 11 different sounds