Double dose of cuteness as twin red pandas are born at Amersfoort zoo

Image: DierenPark Amersfoort

DierenPark Amersfoort has been pleasantly stunned by the delivery of two red pandas, the initially in the zoo’s history.

‘We have experienced a pink panda few for a handful of yrs now. But births are really unusual and we were really joyful to uncover two cubs in the compound. It is also early to inform what intercourse they are, we will have to wait around a handful of much more months for that,’ zoo employee Mirthe Wesbonk explained.

Crimson pandas, an endangered species, reside on the slopes of the Himalayas in Asia. Their habitat is threatened by logging and poaching which has lessened their range in the wild to close to 10,000.

Purple pandas are also the victim of their own cuteness – with their crimson fluffy fur they are generally caught and held as animals.

The DierenPark Amersfoort Wildlife Fund supports the Pink Panda Network which is education locals to retain the animals protected. ‘It’s not undertaking far too effectively in the wild, and that is why we are pretty pleased to we welcome our pink panda twin listed here,’ Wesbonk said.

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