Red Panda Bear

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Red Panda Bear

  1. 1. Red Panda Bear<br />Samantha McAllen<br />
  2. 2. IMPORTANT!!!<br />The Red Panda is not a bear!!! They are found to be more closely related to the raccoon and skunk family.<br />
  3. 3. APPEARANCE<br />Reddish fur with brown and black tail<br />
  4. 4. Markings are very similar to the raccoon<br />
  5. 5. <ul><li>White surrounding eyes and muzzle
  6. 6. Two reddish brown stripes across cheek</li></li></ul><li>Males weigh 10-14 pounds<br />Females weigh 6-10 pounds<br />Head and body have a length of 20-24 inches<br />
  7. 7. Where Do They Live?<br />Bamboo forests of Himalayas and Myanmar where it is cool and moist<br />
  8. 8. Home becoming threatened due to deforestation<br />Higher altitudes similar to Giant Panda<br />
  9. 9. What Do They Eat?<br />Red Panda’s are primarily herbivores but will occasionally eat meat<br />
  10. 10. They also eat…<br />Bamboo<br />Bird eggs<br />Fruits<br />Small birds<br />Tree sap<br />Grass<br />Leaves<br />
  11. 11. How Do They Behave?<br />Very sensitive to heat<br />Extremely agile and territorial<br />Both nocturnal and crepuscular<br />
  12. 12. Stands on hind legs to look bigger when feeling threatened<br />Cleans its fur like a cat<br />Rubs back and belly against trees<br />Solitary except during mating season<br />
  13. 13. Able to reproduce at 18 months<br />Gestation period of 112 to 158 days<br />Mid-June to late July <br />One to four cubs<br />Recognize cubs by smell<br />Average life-span of 8 to 10 years<br />Reproduction<br />
  14. 14. Became threatened due to…<br />Habitat loss/deforestation<br />Poaching<br />Hunting<br />
  15. 15. China: Less than 2500<br />India: 5000-6000 in 2001<br />Nepal: 100 or less in 1998<br />World: 16,000 to 20,000 in 2001<br />
  16. 16. Works Cited<br />Slide 1-16 background image from Microsoft PowerPoint Office Clipart<br />Slide 3image fromwww.houstonzoo.org/cutestanimal<br />Slide 4: <br />Left image from www.houstonzoo.org/cutestanimal<br />Right image from http://www.sarahcunningham.org/uncategorized/woman-vs-nature-how-i-potentially-saved-the-cunninghams-from-a-rabid-wild-animal-and-lived-to-tell-about-it<br />Slide 5 image from http://www.funnyjunk.com/funny_pictures/2528141/mini+pleasure+comp/431<br />Slide 7 image from http://itech.pensacolastate.edu/sctag/REDPANDA/Red%20Panda.htm<br />Slide 10 image from http://southmountainnaturalist.blogspot.com/<br />Slide 12 <br />Left image from http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Red_panda<br />Right image from http://news.nationalgeographic.com/news/2005/05/0524_050524_standpanda.html<br />Slide 2- 15 information gathered from:<br />www.bearplanet.org/red-panda.shtml<br />www.savetheredpanda.com/biology.thm<br />http://www.animalinfo.org/species/carnivor/ailufulg.htm<br />

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