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How Pandas Eat Bamboo

Pandas mainly feed on broad-leaved mixed forests under the alpine, subalpine and middle-low mountain, mixed with coniferous, and bamboo plants growing under the forest with a canopy density of 50-70% of the small diameter. According to a survey, Sichuan Province alone has 19 kinds of bamboos, counting for nearly 164 species, among which 23 of [...]

Why Are Pandas White And Black

The color of the panda is black and white, and it’s because pandas first appeared in the Quaternary Ice Age. Their body color was changed to adapt to the severely cold weather. In many cases, animals with black and white spots can break the outline, making it difficult for the hunters to judge the specific [...]

The Growth Cycle Of Pandas

Newborn: A newborn panda cub is only one-thousandth of the weight of its mother. The average weight is only about 120 grams, the lightest is 51 grams, and the heaviest is 225 grams.  The cub has pink skin and white hair, its eyes and ears are not fully developed, nor its immune system. One to [...]

Why Do People Love Pandas

The reason is the survival instinct of human beings to be fond of pandas. If we see an alien, would you find it lovely? I guess it’s not likely. But if you see a tiny human being (babies), would you find it cute? Normally, you would. It’s not because the baby is “cute” that we [...]

Panda’s Tail

But, does anyone still remember what a panda’s tail look like ? Perhaps someone may ask, “what, does a panda have a tail?” The weight of a newborn panda is generally between 120 and 160g, and the body length is from 13 to 16 cm. Their tail and body length ratio is about 1/4. When they [...]

How Do Pandas Raise Panda Cubs?

The breeding rate of pandas is relatively low. A mother usually needs one and a half to two years to take care of her cubs. Pandas do not reproduce after labor. As a result, pandas usually give birth every other year. Not only pandas, but many other animals have the same breeding patterns, such as [...]

How much does it cost to raise a panda in private?

The cost of raising a panda is divided into three parts - rent, food, and venue. Under normal circumstances, renting a panda costs 1 million US dollars every year. It is not ideal for raising a single one. When it reaches its estrus period, it must reproduce to continue their population. Therefore, raising two would [...]

Qinling Panda

Qinling is an area with the highest population of pandas in China, its density ranks the first throughout the country. Qinling pandas is an important group of pandas, they have a unique distribution pattern and evolution history. There is a significant difference between the Qinling pandas and those in Sichuan and Gansu. That is, it [...]

Do pandas attack human beings?

There are examples of pandas attacking human beings, whether they’re pandas living in the wild or in captivity. Pandas are omnivorous animals. In addition to eating bamboo and bamboo shoots, pandas living in the wild also prey on small animals such as bamboo rats and birds. Occasionally, there’re news reports about pandas entering the mountains [...]

Will Pandas Suffer From Malnutrition If They Only Eat Bamboo?

Yes, They will. pandas living in the wild are generally malnourished, and their weight is about 20kg lighter than those in captivity. Pandas are carnivores. Their digestive system is more suitable for digesting meat. There are very little nutrients in bamboo, it explains why pandas spend a long time eating it every day.  Pandas do not [...]

Bamboo Blossoms And Pandas Starve ?

In the 1970’s and 1980’s, a forest of Arrow Bamboo blossomed overnight in Wolong Reserve, Sichuan Province, China. The original green bamboo area was instantly replaced by numerous purple-brown flowers.             This is not a good thing, as Arrow Bamboo is one of the pandas' favorite foods. Pandas, which are fussy eaters, do not eat [...]

How Do Pandas Sleep

Aside from spending almost half of their time on eating, pandas usually spend the rest of the time in their dreams. In the wild, pandas sleep for 2 to 4 hours in the middle of every two meals. They may lie flat lie on the side or on the back stretch themselves or curl themselves [...]

Panda Twin Cubs

The probability for pandas to conceive twins is quite high, the percentage is about 50%. If they are born in the wild, the mother panda usually only chooses to raise one of them, and she’d give up the other one. She must make such a choice, given that her milk is often enough for only [...]

Why Do Pandas Have Black Eyes

African leopards, tigers have black tear stains, that is not because they cry, that is for protecting eyes by powerful light reflected by faces. And pandas black eyes is for the same reason, like doctors tell us to turn on the lights when you are reading or swiping phone at night.

Why Does Panda Moms Always Bully Panda Babies

We can see from a lot of videos or gifs that panda moms are bullying their kids. Don’t worry about them, they are very strong, even they are babies Then why do panda moms bully their babies ? Actually, panda moms very take care of their babies in their first 6th months, babies [...]