How many giant pandas exist today?

Answer Giant pandas were added to the endangered species list in the 1980s, largely due to their loss of habitat, which now covers just a few mountainous provinces of southwestern China. By a current esti... Read More »

Top Q&A For: How many giant pandas exist today

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 »

Are giant pandas really bears?

DNA testing has proved that giant pandas are bears and not related to raccoons, as red pandas are. Giant pandas share some characteristics with red pandas and do not share certain characteristics w... Read More »

What size are giant pandas?

The giant panda, or Ailuropoda melanoleuca, is a species of bear that is about the same size as the American black bear. A giant panda male weighs in the range of about 250 lbs. as an adult, with t... Read More »

Do giant pandas migrate?

Giant pandas do not migrate, nor do they hibernate. In both their natural habitat and in captivity, these distinctive black and white bears typically spend their time one of three ways: resting, ea... Read More »