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Photo of Orangutan at The Greenville Zoo

Firecracker is one of three Red Pandas at the Zoo. In March of 2013, Colette joined the zoo family as a potential mate for Firecracker.

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.

Fun Facts:

  • The Greenville Zoo has three Red Pandas.
  • The pandas red coloring assists with camouflage in the wild.
  • Red pandas are excellent climbers and use their thumb to hold bamboo and stems, like Giant pandas.
  • Scarlet, Firecracker and Colette 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

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