Do pandas live alone or in groups

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do pandas live alone or in groups

How Many Baby Pandas? by Sandra Markle

Baby pandas abound as readers learn how they live and grow.

Science expert Sandra Markle bumps up the cuteness factor in this adorable photo essay featuring the eight panda pairs that were born during a baby boom at Chinas Wolong Giant Panda Breeding and Research Center in 2005. Basic counting skills combine with panda facts to introduce readers to numbers and these cuddly cubs, from the moment they were born to the time they started climbing trees. Tracked as they play and grow in captivity, until they are strong enough to be released into the wild, these baby pandas will steal any readers heart, whether its one at a time or sixteen at once!
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Giant Pandas 101 - Nat Geo Wild

Giant Pandas: Facts About the Charismatic Black and White Bears

The Giant Panda black-and-white cat-foot Ailuropoda melanoleuca , is a mammal classified in the bear family, Ursidae, native to central-western and southwestern China. Giant Pandas are one of the rarest mammals in the world. Pandas are easily recognized by their large, distinctive black patches around the eyes, over the ears and across their round body. Giant pandas live in a few mountain ranges in central China, in Sichuan, Shaanxi and Gansu provinces. Pandas once lived in lowland areas, however, farming, forest clearing and other development now restrict giant pandas to the mountains. The mist shrouded mountain forests of China, have slowly disappeared over the last century.

The cuddly looking giant panda is the rarest and most endangered species of the bear family. Its distinctive black and white markings, fluffy coat and ponderous, waddling walk endear the giant panda to people all around the world. These beautiful animals are among the world's most threatened species with only about 1, left in the wild. Giant pandas can't continue to survive in the wild without human protection. Wild giant pandas inhabit a mountainous area in southwest China including Gansu, Shaanxi, and Sichuan provinces. In the past they roamed a much larger area that included the lowlands, but human development drove them into the mountains and continues to threaten the wild population on unprotected lands. Wild giant pandas currently live only in the dense bamboo underbrush of the mountain forests.

Giant pandas, native to China, are considered the country's national If they do come in contact with one another they'll growl, swat and bite.
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The Chinese people call the panda "Da xiong mao," which means "giant bear cat" in Chinese. The panda is a symbol of peace in China. This bear is quite different from other bears. It has unusual cat-like eyes, and its front paws have an opposable "thumb. EYES Most bears' eyes have round pupils.

How long does it take pandas to search for and eat bamboo every day? How much do they eat every day? Research shows that giant pandas spend hours foraging and eating every day. Inhabiting dense forests at an altitude of between 2, and 3, meters, wild pandas mainly live off bamboo. They have a good appetite in spring and eat bamboo shoots with an average daily consumption of 40 kilograms. They eat bamboo stems in the summer. When the autumn comes, pandas will feed on the tender bamboo branches and leaves, which are more nutritious and have less crude fiber.

5 COMMENTS

  1. Alex M. says:

    Where Giant Pandas Live

  2. Lori B. says:

    Pandas are mammals that live in China. They live most of their lives alone. A small group of pandas may share a large feeding territory, usually only meeting to breed Giant pandas do not hibernate since their food is available all year long.

  3. Ludmila P. says:

    Giant Panda Bear | Facts, History, Information and Habitat

  4. Anna O. says:

    In another light andrew greig pictures that will make you laugh

  5. Rachel M. says:

    The name "giant panda" is sometimes used to distinguish it from the red panda.

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