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SCIENTIFIC NAME: Ailurus fulgens fulgens
HOUSE NAME: Male "CJ" Female "Paprika"
HABITAT: Mountain forests from Nepal to Northern Burma and into central China.
CONSERVATION STATUS: Endangered
A special rotating ankle joint enables them to descend trees head first like a squirrel, allowing them to hit the ground running. Can jump 5 feet from branch to branch, but avoid doing so if they can climb to where they are going.
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