Mang Mountain pit vipers are strikingly beautiful snakes with green scales to help them blend into their bamboo habitat.
Brown bears in interior North America are known as grizzly bears, because their brown fur is tipped with white or tan; the word grizzly means sprinkled or streaked with gray.
The red panda’s reddish coat and white face mask offer camouflage among the red moss and white lichen that cover the trees of its bamboo forest home.
Amur leopards love climbing, exploring, and playing with new things, and have a keen appreciation for scents.
Gold-colored takins seem to have the horns of a wildebeest, the nose of a moose, and the body of a bison! But takins are related to sheep and wild goats.
Endangered sun bears, named for the golden crescent on their chest, are extremely agile tree climbers and make excellent use of their enclosure’s climbing structures.
Snow leopards live in Asia at very high elevations, where there are steep cliffs. The wild goats and sheep they prey on are quite nimble at leaping from rock to rock—and so are snow leopards!