Red panda kit captured on camera at Edinburgh Zoo

The youngster was born on July 10 to mum Ginger and dad Bruce.

Red panda kit captured on camera at Edinburgh Zoo RZSS via Email
Edinburgh Zoo: The youngster was born on July 10 to mum Ginger and dad Bruce.

Keepers at Edinburgh Zoo have captured the first pictures of an eight-week-old endangered red panda kit.

The youngster, which was born on July 10 to mum Ginger and dad Bruce, will receive its first health checks in the coming weeks and will be named shortly after.

The kit will remain in the cubbing den until it grows more independent from its mum.

Endangered: The red panda kit will remain in the cubbing den until it grows more independent.RZSS via Email
Endangered: The red panda kit will remain in the cubbing den until it grows more independent.

A spokesperson from the zoo said: “It is hoped visitors will start to spot the youngster over the coming months as they begin to explore the outdoor enclosure, which was funded by players of People’s Postcode Lottery.”

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