Saturday, 19 April 2014

Animal of the Third Week of April - Giant Panda

Giant Panda

















Main food: bamboo
Class: Mammalia
Order: Carnivora
Family: Ursidae
  • Pandas are an endangered species. 
  • A giant panda cub weighs only around 150 grams (5 oz) at birth.
  • Giant pandas have a lifespan of around 20 years in the wild.
  • Female pandas raise cubs on their own (the male leaves after mating).
  • Giant pandas eat as much as 10 kg (22 lb) of bamboo a day.

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