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  • proper noun A taxonomic genus within the family Ailuridae — the red panda is the sole known species.


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  • The ecoregion harbors several threatened species, including the endangered red panda (Ailurus fulgens), takin (Budorcas taxicolor), serow (Capricornis sumatraensis), and particolored squirrel (Hylopetes alboniger).

    Eastern Himalayan subalpine conifer forests

  • In addition to habitat loss and degradation, which has led to perhaps no more than 25 percent of the original vegetation in this hotspot still intact, poaching is a serious problem in the Himalayan Mountains, with tigers and rhinoceros hunted for their body parts for traditional Chinese medicine, while snow leopards (Uncia uncia, EN) and red pandas (Ailurus fulgens, EN) are sought for their beautiful pelts.

    Biological diversity in the Himalayas

  • The red panda (Ailurus fulgens, EN), a relative of the giant panda, lives in the oak, bamboo, and rhododendron forests of the Hengduan Mountains.

    Biological diversity in the mountains of Southwest China

  • The red panda (Ailurus fulgens) is among the rarer mammals represented in the nominated area.

    Three Parallel Rivers of Yunnan Protected Areas, China

  • Thickets of medium to small-statured bamboo also grow here and provide a critical food resource for both giant pandas (Ailuropoda melanoleuca) and red pandas (Ailurus fulgens).

    Qionglai-Minshan conifer forests

  • The Nujiang Nature Reserve (3,754 km2) contains a similar breadth of forest habitat and supports red pandas (Ailurus fulgens), musk deer (Moschus moschiferus) and other Himalayan forest species.

    Nujiang Langcang Gorge alpine conifer and mixed forests

  • The red panda (Ailurus fulgens) and clouded leopard (Neofelis nebulosa) are two other rare mammals known from this ecoregion.

    Qin Ling Mountains deciduous forests

  • Red panda (Ailurus fulgens), Northeastern Himalayas, China.

    Northeastern Himalayan subalpine conifer forests


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