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    • Giant Panda By: Sebastian Chavez Mr. Buchmann http:// elibrary.bigchalk.com/articles/0A/F6/E9/35specialpage/images/pb6.jpg
    • Facts
      • 5 ft. standing erect
      • Females slighty smaller
      • Up to 265 lb. females weigh less
      • Usually single cub
      • Solitary
      • Mainly bamboo, supplemented by berries, fruit, flowers, fungi, grasses, bark, and occasionally small animals
      • Name is taken from the animal now known as the cat-bear
      • Cat-bear is also known as the red panda
    • Range of Panda
      • Distribution: Southwestern China, notably the Qionglai, Daxiangling, Xiaoxionging, and Liang Mountains in Sichuan Province; also the Min Mountains and Qinling Range in Shaanxi Province
      • Conservation: threatened with extinction, from an estimated 1,000 in 1983, the numbers have dropped to 300 following die-back of forest
      http:// www.thewildones.org/Maps/pandaMap.jpg
    • Habits
      • Solitary animals
      • Spend 2/3 of their day eating, 1/3 resting
      • Extremely agile climbers
      • Climb only when they are in danger from predators
      • Live down on ground wherever
      • Live in cold, damp conditions
      http://2.bp.blogspot.com/_ APPTjfbl3-I/THf2sDLo0jI/AAAAAAAAA48/IqNPi9OjiXs/s1600/panda_eating.jpg
    • Special Adaptations
      • Uses its carnassials teeth to slice through bamboo shoots
      • Forepaws of the panda have an extra thumb
      • Use their extra thumb in conjunction with its fore fingers
      • Enables the panda to grasp even small bamboo shoots with precision
      • Paws are broad and have long retractable claws
      http:// www.daylightatheism.org/images/PandasThumb.jpg
    • Panda & Humans
      • Panda’s most threat was the human
      • Where hunted for pelt
      • Decline is the erosion of its habits due to drop cultivation from natural causes
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    • Food
    • Predators http://www.conservenature.org/wildlife_games/jeopardy/mammals/images/African-wild-dog.jpg http://t2.gstatic.com/images?q=tbn:ANd9GcTKX84fos9sZ3ih62jEZPEfDxBIHayoYVRnUW7AOCzvrVNx4fSn4g&t=1
    • Works cited
      • Fact note card that you gave me