John Ball Zoo’s First Red Panda is Coming in August
Get ready! A whole lot of cuteness is coming to Grand Rapids.
The red panda exhibit is being built now and is expected to be finished in early August. After that, Wyatt, a 5-year-old red panda coming from the Chattanooga Zoo in Tennessee, will be moving in.
The Zoo posted to Facebook that guests will be able to view Wyatt mid-August.
Red pandas are an endangered species, victims of deforestation. There are less than with 10,000 left in the wild. They are part of the Species Survival Plan, a breeding program in accredited zoos.