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Florence Mila Borchert Big Cat Country

This expansive 16,000 square-foot building — completely renovated in 2005 — provides our felines with natural, realistic habitats.  It’s a spacious home for some very cool cats.

Red panda
Red panda range

Feature Creature

Red Panda

(Ailurus fulgens)

Native to: Nepal, northern Myanmar, central China
Primary Diet: Bamboo, fruit, acorns, roots, eggs
Adult Weight: 12 to 20 pounds
Status: Endangered
The red panda is not closely related to giant pandas. Red pandas are housed in Big Cat Country because they are geographically from the same wild habitats as some of the “real” big cats.