Red panda kit first health check with head vet Simon Girling and keeper Leanne Deacon

A male red panda kit has been born at the Royal Zoological Society of Scotland’s Edinburgh Zoo and had his first health check with head vet Simon Girling and keeper Leanne Deacon.

The team at People’s Postcode Lottery, whose players funded the wildlife conservation charity’s red panda enclosure in 2017, named the kit Ruaridh meaning red-haired king.

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