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First video footage of wild red pandas in Myanmar


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Poor red pandas are endangered!

Chinese companies are not only destroying the delicate alpine forest, but are also opening access roads for hunting and wildlife trade fuelled by Chinese demand.

"When we encountered the two red pandas, we felt two emotions at the same time; incredibly happy for the direct sighting and for obtaining this first exciting footage, but terribly saddened seeing the state of their habitat and threats to the species' survival," said Saw Soe Aung, FFI's field biologist who captured the couple on film.

Captive red pandas are so freaking cute.

http://pandawhale.com/post/29024/red-panda-vs-pumpkin-gif

I had forgotten that one! So cute. 

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