Scientific Name of Lesser Panda
Features and Facts of Lesser Panda
- Length: 56 to 63 cm
- Weight: 3.7 to 6.2 kg
- Population: less than 10,000
- Status: Endangered
Conservation of Lesser Panda
The threats Lesser Pandas are facing are direct harvest from the wild, live or dead, competition with domestic livestock resulting in habitat degradation, and deforestation. Habitat loss and fragmentations are the other threats faced by this species. All countries take initiatives to conserve this endangered species. Though conservation efforts varies countries to countries, hunting of Lesser Pandas are illegal everywhere. Various private wildlife organisations are also taking active measures to protect this species from the dangers of extinction.