Not one, but two species of red panda

Not one, but two species of red panda

Credit: A, Yungfang Xiu; B, Arjun Thapa; C, Yibo Hu; D, Chiranjibi Prasad Pokheral.

Geneticists have confirmed that the bushy-tailed red panda – resembling a cross between a cat and a racoon more than its larger black and white namesake – is in fact two distinct species.

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Published by Cosmos.

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