The internet is Turning Red … on International Red Panda Day

International Red Panda Day is probably the best — if not fluffiest — thing you’ll see today.

Zoos, conservationists and red panda lovers around the world are sharing images and videos on social media of the small, adorable mammals to commemorate the occasion.

And, it does not disappoint.

Facilities are sharing lots of red panda facts.

Some are even making birth announcements.

And updates on really, really senior red pandas.

No matter their age, everyone loves red pandas.

Red panda popularity soared this year with the Disney animated movie Turning Red, which featured a young Canadian girl who turns into a giant red panda in times of stress.

Naturally, Disney took time to recognize the importance of today.

In the coming-of-age film, the girl eventually overcomes — or at least learns to live with — her obstacles, but life isn’t so easy for the real thing.

“Sadly, we are listed as Endangered with our population declining by approximately 50% over the last 20 years,” the Toronto Zoo notes.

For now at least, enjoy falling down the red panda rabbit hole.

It’s adorable.

Told you this was the best thing on the internet today.

Main photo: Cincinnati Zoo/Twitter

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