Why are giant pandas endangered?

Answer Indigenous to southwestern China, giant panda bears generate great interest worldwide. Beginning life as little bundles of joy weighing about four to eight ounces, these uniquely colored bears grow... Read More »

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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 »

Do giant pandas eat meat?

Although the vast majority of a giant panda's diet consists of bamboo, the animal, which is a member of the bear family, will eat meat. The panda, according to the Zoo Atlanta website, sometimes ea... Read More »

Do giant pandas have predators?

The main predators of the giant panda are human beings. Adult giant pandas do not have natural predators, but the cubs can be vulnerable to attack by leopards. Leopards are therefore the only non... Read More »

Why are giant pandas going extinct?

"The giant panda is a national treasure in China and is therefore protected by law," says the San Diego Zoo. However, according to the zoo, there are only about 1,600 of them left. The species is l... Read More »