Ailurus


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Noun1.Ailurus - lesser pandasAilurus - lesser pandas        
mammal genus - a genus of mammals
family Procyonidae, Procyonidae - raccoons; coatis; cacomistles; kinkajous; and sometimes pandas
Ailurus fulgens, bear cat, cat bear, lesser panda, red panda, panda - reddish-brown Old World raccoon-like carnivore; in some classifications considered unrelated to the giant pandas
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The red panda, or Ailurus Fulgens, is a mammal found in the eastern Himalayan region, covering Central Nepal, east of Myanmar, Tibet, Bhutan, North Bengal, North-East India and South-Western China.
Food habitat and space-use of red pandas Ailurus fulgens in the Fengtongzhai Nature Reserve China: food effects and behavioural responses.
vulgaris is a junior synonym of Ameiurus nebulosus, which is not native to Mississippi (Gilbert 1998:227) (although it has recently been introduced into the state [Ross 2001:309]), whereas ailurus is a junior synonym of Ameiurus natalis, which is widespread and common in the state.