Red panda is being pushed closer to extinction, a new study shows | Panda Anku

Bista et al. explored how the red panda (Ailurus fulgens), an iconic endangered habitat specialist, behaves when faced with disturbances and habitat fragmentation. Image credit: Damber Bista.

Using GPS telemetry, scientists from the University of Queensland, the University of Southern Queensland and the Red Panda Network have identified 10 red pandas (Ailurus fulgens) and documented camera trap interference in eastern Nepal for 12 months. They found that human impact causes the mammal to restrict its movements, further fragmenting its habitat. bista et … Read more

Red pandas face a shattered future | Panda Anku

Red pandas face a shattered future

Photo credit: Damber Bista The popular red panda is known for its tree-climbing ability and adorable nature, but new research shows the endangered mammal is being pushed closer to extinction. University of Queensland Ph.D. Candidate Damber Bista, who tracked red pandas in Nepal over a 12-month period from Queensland using GPS telemetry, has found that … Read more

TURNING RED Star Rosalie Chiang Reflects On Her Unique Experience Of Playing A Teenage Red Panda (Exclusive) | Panda Anku

TURNING RED Star Rosalie Chiang Reflects On Her Unique Experience Of Playing A Teenage Red Panda (Exclusive)

Rosalie Chiang brings Mei to life in Turning Red, and in this exclusive video interview, the actress talks us through what it was like transforming into this character for the hit Pixar blockbuster… Turning Red – which has a Fresh 94% score on Rotten Tomatoes – tells the story of Mei Lee, a confident, dorky thirteen-year-old torn … Read more

Let’s talk about the “Red Panda” in the room | Panda Anku

Let's talk about the "Red Panda" in the room

Warning: spoiler alert. Pixar’s latest movie, To reddenis a story about a 13-year-old Chinese-Canadian girl who embarks on a rollercoaster ride of puberty with a close-knit group of friends struggling to find her voice and identity against the cultural backdrop of an oppressed family lineage. At the height of Covid-19, hate crimes against AAPI individuals … Read more

Character Supervisor played with red pandas as research for Turning Red | lifestyles | Panda Anku

Character Supervisor played with red pandas as research for Turning Red |  lifestyles

PITTSBURGH — Christian Hoffman swears his trip to the San Francisco Zoo to hang out with a bunch of red pandas wasn’t just for fun. As improbable as it may seem, his story works. Hoffman, a 47-year-old Shaler native, chatted with zoo keepers and fed treats to red pandas as legitimate research for Turning Red, … Read more