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"Red Panda Rescue" is the 14th episode of Season 4 of the PBS Kids show, Wild Kratts. It is the 106th episode of the series overall. It premiered on July 22, 2016.

Plot Summary

Chris is accidentally catapulted out of range and lands on a tree, where he finds a red panda cub. He later realizes that it is lost when it follows him back to the Tortuga. He then shows the rest of the crew, who come back only to be asked by Martin about what kind of animal the red panda is. However, Zach Varmitech finds out about the lost red panda and plans to give it to Donita as a present for her birthday.




Note: Featured animals are in bold.

Live Action Images

Note: Live action animals are linked to Wikipedia.


Note: Mentioned animals are linked to Wikipedia.

Live Action

Note: Live action animals are linked to Wikipedia.


  • At the beginning live-action scene, they mention how they only have half an hour to answer their questions about red pandas, referring to the length of the episode.
  • This is the first time Chris and Martin ride their Buzz Bikes while in a Creature Power Suit.

Key Facts and Creature Moments

  • The red panda is in its very own family, Ailuridae.
  • Just like a giant panda, red pandas have a panda's thumb too.
  • Red pandas really like the youngest, most tender bamboo shoots.
  • Giant pandas can crunch through any part of the bamboo. In fact, the reason the giant panda has such a large round head is because they have huge jaws used to crunch through bamboo stalks.
  • Bamboo is a grass.


Wild Kratts episodes
Seasons: 123456
Season 1

"Mom of a Croc" • "Whale of a Squid" • "Aardvark Town" • "Flight of the Draco" • "Mystery of the Squirmy Wormy" • "Platypus Cafe" • "Polar Bears Don't Dance" • "Build It Beaver" • "Voyage of the Butterflier XT" • "Honey Seekers" • "Bass Class" • "Fireflies" • "Mystery of the Weird Looking Walrus" • "Tazzy Chris" • "Octopus Wildkratticus" • "Walk on the Wetside" • "Elephant in the Room" • "Let the Rhinos Roll!" • "Kickin' It With the Roos" • "The Blue and the Gray" • "Falcon City" • "Koala Balloon" • "Cheetah Racer" • "Kerhonk" • "Mimic" • "Caracal-Minton" • "Zig-Zagged" • "A Huge Orange Problem" • "Seasquatch" • "The Food Chain Game" • "Masked Bandits" • "Flight of the Pollinators" • "The Gecko Effect" • "Little Howler" • "Quillber's Birthday Present" • "A Bat in the Brownies" • "Stuck on Sharks" • "Birds of a Feather" • "Googly Eye: The Night Guru" • "Raptor Round Up"