The red panda from Schleich Wild Life has a striped tail, red-brown fur and powerful paws with sharp claws.. The red panda is a small mammal that lives in the eastern Himalayas and south-west China. It eats mainly bamboo. In the same way as the red panda from Schleich Wild Life, at first glance the animal looks like a cross between a raccoon, a fox and a cat. And despite its name it isn?t a panda. A new animal family was created for the red panda, with the scientific name Ailurus..