Before Seeing ‘Turning Red,’ Learn These Amazing Red Panda Facts

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  • Red pandas are technically carnivores but they rarely eat meat, they switched to a bamboo-based diet more than two million of years ago.
  • These animals have extremely flexible ankles and are one of the few animals that are able to climb down trees head-first.
  • When winter comes Red pandas are able t conserve energy by slowing their metabolic rate and their big tails act as built-in blankets to keep them warm.

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