French zoologist Frédéric Cuvier initially described the red panda in 1825, and classified it as a close relative of the raccoon ( Procyonidae though he gave it the genus name Ailurus, promo comme j aime (from Ancient Greek, "cat based on superficial similarities with domestic cats.
A b c Glatston, Angela (2007).3 7 44 Recent molecular systematic DNA research also places the red panda into its own family, Ailuridae, a part of the broad superfamily Musteloidea that also includes the skunk, raccoon, and weasel families.Young red pandas remain in their nests for about 90 days, during which time their mother cares for them.He subordinated both types to the Himalayan red panda subspecies Ailurus fulgens fulgens.Kathmandu, isbn pdf Ghimire,.; Bhatta,.L.; Shobrak; Habibi (1991).It is a solitary animal, mainly active from dusk to dawn, and is largely sedentary during the day.72 75 Other English names used in the past include fire fox, fire cat, red cat, fox bear, bright panda, and Himalayan raccoon.7 Red panda gnawing on an exfoliated bamboo bush.The legs are black and short with thick fur on the soles of the paws.«This site attempts to install a Rogue anti-Virus called AntiAID."Use of the nutrients in bamboo by the red panda Ailurus fulgens ".In Nepal, it is called bhalu biralo (bear-cat) and habre.If they can no longer flee, they stand on their hind legs to make themselves appear larger and use the sharp claws on their front paws to defend themselves.Hale, Austin (ed.) (1973) Clause, sentence, and discourse patterns in selected languages of Nepal 4: Word lists.
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