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Red Panda

By suzieosman
Recently took a trip to Bristol Zoo, where just for a change one of the Red Pandas was out & about, not curled up fast asleep in a tree, as they usually are. This little chap is the male of the pair, sadly the female decided not to show herself, but he certainly made up for it, scent marking all round his pen & posing beautifully. I could have watched him all day!!
Thanks everyone for the kind comments on my latest uploads....Loved the comment from 'Tomcat' made me laugh....Anyway hope you like it....Warmest regards to all...Sue x
p.s Sorry, film used should say Converted RAW

Tags: General Pets and captive animals Wildlife and nature

Voters: bzbee, SueWB, Rachy1821 and 28 more

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Comments


FeePhoto 9 34 Scotland
4 Mar 2007 9:53PM
Maybe he could send a message to Edinburgh Zoo's red pandas - they're either very shy or very lazy, or maybe both!!

Anyway, well done on the timing to catch that cute, pink tongue!

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backbeat Plus
10 134 1 United Kingdom
4 Mar 2007 9:57PM
A lovely, clear, sharp shot

i've got the same lens, and find it difficult to take sharp shots at the 300mm end cos of camera shake, so you've done very well

phil
4 Mar 2007 10:00PM
Nice capture.
Paul
4 Mar 2007 10:02PM
Thanks for your comments....Phil I never screw the lens right out to 300mm, I always take it back a touch, or if you need the full 300 use a tripod (as Ade is always telling me!!) Sue
4 Mar 2007 10:07PM
Such a cutie Sue. Is he blowing raspberries at Ade? LOLOL.

Nice catch.

Fran xx
Pete_g 11 301 United Kingdom
4 Mar 2007 10:08PM
Hi Sue, these are always tough to capture...no different at Marwell...always asleep or constantly on the move.

Take care

Pete
Pogs Plus
9 13 England
4 Mar 2007 10:22PM
Lovely shot these are difficult cos they're shy. Love the tongue
4 Mar 2007 10:25PM
such a gorgeous image, I love red panda's
4 Mar 2007 10:27PM
Superb,Love the pose.

Pete
LenaP 8 United Kingdom
4 Mar 2007 10:43PM
quality shot.. and this panda is so cute Wink
5 Mar 2007 1:42AM
nice capture excellent detail the colouring is outstanding
chase Plus
10 1.1k 246 England
6 Mar 2007 5:51PM
Gorgeous creature Sue,I like the way you have captured him blowing a raspberry at you!..Lovely timing there & it made me smile!
Janet
bzbee Plus
11 102 3 United Kingdom
20 Mar 2007 7:03PM
Really lovely picture Sue
tomcat Plus
10 6.4k 15 United Kingdom
8 Apr 2007 6:33AM
Nice one Suzie...I'm back after a long lay off
Pleased I raised a titter

Adrian
10 Apr 2007 6:28PM
Beautiful image the detail is amazing, they are always asleep or hiding when i'm at the zoo, like you said, so it's nice to see one this close, well captured!!

Rachel
5 Nov 2007 1:15PM
I like the Red Panda, so here's a vote from me.

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