Red Panda Cuteness Check: Yep, Still Are

The Smithsonian has released new pics of their Firefox-style cubs.

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Smithsonian Conservation Biology Institute
Russ is only four months old, but he's already hanging out like a teen.
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Smithsonian Conservation Biology Institute
Just like the regular monochrome pandas, red pandas also eat bamboo.
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Smithsonian National Zoo
Anyone order 7.5 liters of panda?
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Smithsonian Conservation Biology Institute
The reddish coat with white markings helps them blend in with the red mosses and white lichens that grow on the trees in their native environments. Also, it makes us think of Firefox, which makes us happy.
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Smithsonian National Zoo
Four red panda cubs were both to the Smithsonian, two at the Conservation Biology Institute on June 5, and two at the National Zoo on June 17, 2011.
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Smithsonian's National Zoo
Seems straight from the Sears Portrait Studio!
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Smithsonian Conservation Biology Institute
Firefox on the intertubes!
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Smithsonian Conservation Biology Institute
Red pandas are listed as a vulnerable species by the International Union for Conservation of Nature. They are threatened by massive habitat loss, human activity and poaching, says the zoo.
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Smithsonian Conservation Biology Institute
Red panda cubs Russ and Gaila chilling with their mom.
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Smithsonian Conservation Biology Institute
Red panda cuddling: 57 percent your daily value of cute.
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Smithsonian's National Zoo
The pair of twin girls were born June 17 during a storm. One cub, Pili, received her name via voting on NBCWashington.com. Pili means “clap of thunder” in Chinese -- which happens to go with her sister's name. Damini is Nepalese for “lightning.”
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