The girls, named Yin and Yang, were born in June but have stayed tucked up close to first-time mum, Tashi, for the last few months, and are only now beginning to take tentative steps to explore their surroundings.
The Red Panda is listed on the IUCN Red List as “Vulnerable” and is thought to be under threat because of habitat loss in their native Nepal, with an estimated population of less than 10,000.
Photos from the Whipsnade Zoo.
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