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includes Ailuropoda melanoleuca (giant panda) and Ailurus fulgens (lesser panda). Arboreal, plantigrade animal, vegetarian for the most part but may be omnivorous in some circumstances. Black and white in color with a white face and a black patch around each eye. The lesser or red panda has glossy red fur on its back The genera vary in size from a large cat to a small bear.