Firecracker is one of two Red Pandas at the Zoo
Red Pandas live in rainy, high altitude forests of China, Nepal, India, Bhutan and Myanmar, these pandas live in the
trees and prefer shady cool places. They eat bamboo leaves, grass and fruits, insects, bird eggs and small rodents.
- The Greenville Zoo has two Red Pandas: the female is Scarlet and the male is Firecracker.
- The pandas red coloring assists with camoflouging in the wild.
- Red pandas are excellent climbers and use their thumb to hold bamboo and stems, like Giant pandas.
- Scarlet and Firecracker enjoy grapes as a treat!
How to Adopt
You can use the Adopt an Animal form below to join the program. Simply fill it out and return it to the Greenville Zoo.
Download Adopt An Animal Application