Unlike the giant panda, the red panda has a bushy tail. One can easily mistaken it for a fox.
Red Panda: Revisited 2010
Red pandas are not red coloured giant pandas as most people would think. Often, they are mistaken for a cross between foxes and racoon due to their red brown fur and long tail (with racoon-like stripes). The Chengdu Panda Base not only dedicated itself to giant panda conservation, but has also made great efforts to combine natural scenery and man-made landscapes to create wonderful and humane living areas for giant pandas and red pandas.