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More than £5,000 donated in memory of Kush

Funds went towards the Red Panda Network

More than £5,000 has been donated to help endangered red pandas - in honour of one of the Isle of Man's most popular residents.

Curraghs Wildlife Park has made the donation following the death of Kush - the park's panda who shot to fame after escaping from his enclosure twice. 

The funds, which were raised through the conservation fund, were handed to the Red Panda Network yesterday (4 January).

Money will help endangered red pandas, go towards anti-poaching projects and towards tree planting in Nepal.

Kathleen Graham is the park manager:


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