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Name our double dose of cuteness

Zoo News - Posted 7 July 2014

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Have you seen our two gorgeous Red Panda cubs yet? They need names and we're giving you the chance to come up with a name AND win unlimited visits to Hamilton Zoo for a whole year!

Kendall from MORE FM came in and visited the Red Panda cubs last week. Check out her video here

To enter, click here.


  • Do a bit of research, find out about red pandas and see if you can come up with something that suits.
  • The names need to be relevant to the panda's native countries of China and Nepal.
  • Visit the Zoo and look for them, watch how they move and interact.
  • Both panda cubs are female.


The winner will receive an annual child flexi pass giving a child and one adult guest unlimited day visits to Hamilton Zoo for a year. 


  • Hamilton Zoo staff will select the winning entries
  • The competition is open from Saturday 5 July to Sunday 20 July
  • Winner/s will be notified on Monday 21 July and announced on the Hamilton Zoo website and social media channels
  • The prize is for one annual child flexi pass
  • Winning entry/s will be published on the Hamilton Zoo social media channels and Hamilton City Countil social media channels

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