The red panda is of the Carnivora order, the Ailuridae family, and is of the genus and species Ailurus fulgens. The Red Panda has the physical features/ resemblances of a common cat, panda, and even raccoon; giving scientists an idea of how the red panda came to be today. The economical and cultural impact of the red panda has been miniscule at best because of their secretive nature, and inaccessible habitat.