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Say Hi Lil' Lucky Charm by darkcalypso Say Hi Lil' Lucky Charm by darkcalypso
For all the red panda lovers... a japanese lucky charm version !

WINNER of the Crazy-4-Animals "Cutest Animals Ever" contest : [link] THANKS to everyone who voted for me ! :)

Species : Ailurus fulgens - Red Panda
The red panda is an arboreal mammal (not a bear), also called shining-cat, which comes from Asia (from Himalaya to western China).
It has a thick reddish-brown fur and a fluffy ringed tail which helps him resist cold in mountains up to 5000m altitude.
Bamboo is its favorite food, but it also feeds on berries, nuts, insects and even bird's eggs.
Size : 50-60 cm lengh (head and body).
Weight : 3-6 kg.
The red panda is an endangered species.

Location : Ménagerie du Jardin des Plantes, Paris, France
Camera : Canon EOS 400D
Lens : Sigma 70-300mm F4-5,6 DG APO Macro
Camera Settings : 1/250 - F5,6 - ISO 400
Post-Processing : Photoshop CS3

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Another red panda thing!
It might look like I give high estimate to every picture that has a red panda on it, but it's not like that!
Your red panda pictures are very different from what I used to see. Your ability to capture the expression of the animal is just fantastic and should be appreciated!

To tell the truth, I spent hours looking at this cutie and.. the more I look at it, the more I like it. Your picture allow to see red pandas from a differen dimension.. different perspective, so to say.
This is a very outstanding photo!<3
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manate123 Featured By Owner Jun 5, 2014
So cute added to favorites 
yumyumcat Featured By Owner May 18, 2014
awwwww  he looks like he's say hi!  he loves you xD
dessadawnherman Featured By Owner Apr 14, 2014  Hobbyist Photographer
Red pandas are so cute. nice photo!
IvaxXx Featured By Owner Feb 3, 2014  Hobbyist Digital Artist
animelover4343 Featured By Owner Jan 17, 2014   Traditional Artist
AAAAAAHHHHHH!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! :faint: the cutest little thing ever!!!!
Sagittor Featured By Owner May 23, 2013   Photographer
Adorable!!! :)
Panda-kiddie Featured By Owner Sep 29, 2012  Hobbyist General Artist
OH GOOOODDDD!!!!! I'm a BIG fan of red pandas!!! You've got AMAZING photoes of them!!! Thank you very much for sharing this!!!:heart:
SilverVulpine Featured By Owner Jul 2, 2012  Hobbyist Photographer
Very cute capture. :aww:
SilkenWinds Featured By Owner Jul 1, 2012  Hobbyist Photographer
Wow All of your photos are so amazing I don't know where to start or stop :giggle:
VuNhatThuy Featured By Owner Jun 13, 2012  Hobbyist General Artist
Hello! Can i bring you to my home?
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