Do giant pandas belong to the bear family?

Answer The giant panda, or Ailuropoda melanoleuca, is a member of the Ursidae family, to which all bears belong. It is the rarest of all bears and is native to China. The World Wildlife Fund website repor... Read More »

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Does the giant panda belong to the bear family?

The giant panda is a member of the family Ursidae, or bear family. There were only 1,600 giant pandas living in the wild as of 2010, with another 160 in zoos around the world.Source:National Zoo: G... Read More »

What Animals Belong to the Bear Family?

In the biological classification of species, identification ranges from broad (kingdom), through progressively more focused classifications (phylum, class, order, family and genus), to narrow (indi... Read More »

How much do giant pandas eat in one day?

The giant panda's diet consists primarily of bamboo. Because bamboo is low in nutrients, pandas spend at least 12 hours eating as much of 84 pounds (38 kg) of it per day. Giant Pandas may also eat ... Read More »

Where are giant pandas located?

Giant pandas are located in several provinces of southwest China, specifically Sichuan, Gansu and Shaanxi. There are fewer than 2,500 giant pandas living in the wild. The World Wildlife Fund has he... Read More »