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Serving up pan-da-cakes!

Keepers tossed aside the traditional Shrove Tuesday pancake recipe when serving up the savoury treats for our red pandas this morning. Instead of using the customary eggs, flour and milk recipe, keepers opted for panda cake flavoured crepes instead for 12 year-old Yasmin and two year-old Gawa, topped with their favourite fruity treats. Panda cake, Continue reading Serving up pan-da-cakes!

Celebrating red pandas

It’s International Red Panda Day and we’re celebrating with Yasmin and Gawa. This beautiful species is listed as endangered, with the IUCN Red List estimating the population in their native mountainous forests in the Himalayan region of East India to be fewer than 10,000. Curator Richard Brown, said: “Red pandas have faced a 50 per Continue reading Celebrating red pandas