Red Panda

In captivity, male red pandas can be left with females year-round, but females left together in the same enclosure may steal or kill each other’s young.

In captivity, male red pandas can be left with females year-round, but females left together in the same enclosure may steal or kill the young of others. The ideal social grouping is a mated pair and their dependent offspring, although a male and two females can be maintained together during the breeding season.


Image | © Mathias Appel, Public Domain, (CC0 1.0)
Sources | (Glatston, 1980; Roberts, 1980; Roberts & Gittleman, 1984)

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