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Red Panda

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The cute Indian Red Panda can be listed among some of the top rated beautiful wild animals.

She has such a wonderful look and is scientifically called as Ailurus Fulgens. It belongs to the family Ailuridae and order being the Carnivora. It comes under the super family Musteloidea.

Another list which only a very few species might have is that Indian Red Panda has a long list of nick names called by and they are Cat Bear, Bear Cat, Bright Panda, Common Panda, Fox Bear, Fire Fox, Himalayan Raccoon, Lesser Panda, Nigalya Ponya, Panda Eclatant, Panda Chico, Panda Rojo, Petit Panda, Red Fox, Poonya, Crimson Ngo, Red Cat, Sankam, Small Panda, Thokya, Wah, Woker, Wokdonka, and Ye.

Kingdom Animalia
Phylum Chordata
Class Mammalia
Order Carnivora
SubOrder Caniformia
Superfamily Musteloidea
Family Ailuridae
Genus Ailurus
Species A. Fulgens

Physical Structure

Indian Red Panda is much alike with face appearance as a raccoon. It grows upto a maximum height of 50 to 60 cms and can weigh in the range of 3.5 to 6 kg at a maximum. Usually the male pandas are larger in size compared to that of a female having a difference of about 2 kgs.

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