Public chooses 'Rowan' for Binghamton Zoo's red panda

Public chooses 'Rowan' for Binghamton Zoo's red panda

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BINGHAMTON (WBNG) -- The Binghamton Zoo at Ross Park announced the name of its red panda Friday afternoon.

The final name options were: Akoni, Finnegan, Pabu, Piao, and Rowan.

The public was able to vote this week online. The zoo announced Friday the winning name is Rowan.

The zoo announced Monday that the second red panda cub, a female, died due to medical complications. The zoo says she is being remembered as "Hope."

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