Panda Encyclopedia

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How Long Do Pandas Live ?

The general lifespan of a giant panda is around 20 to 30 years. According to sources, they can live to 25 years old on average. “Mei-mei” (International Genetic Code 217) has lived to 36 years old, which equates a 100-year’s age for human kind. Previously, there was a reared giant panda at Wuhan Zoo called [...]

Do Panda Bears Hibernate ?

Pandas don’t hibernate. This has nothing to do with being afraid of cold weather or not. It is because their main diets are bamboos. Bamboos doesn’t wither in winter; therefore, pandas don’t lack food during winter time. This is often the key factor whether a warm-blooded mammal hibernates.  

Are Pandas Dangerous ?

Despite its taxonomic classification as a carnivoran, the giant panda is generally an omnivore. Wild giant pandas feed mainly on bamboo and shoots, but they also hunt small animals like bamboo rats and birds. There are also occasional reports of giant pandas sneaking into villages and steal goats for food, which prove that giant pandas [...]