Scientific Name The scientific name for a panda is Ailuropoda melanoleuca
Range native to central-western and south western China
Diet Despite its taxonomic classification as a carnivore the giant pandas diet is primarily herbivorous, consisting almost exclusively of bamboo
Physical Description The giant panda has a black-and-white coat. Adults measure around 1.2 to 1.8 meters (4 to 6 ft) long, including a tail of about 13 cm (5.1 in), and 60 to 90 centimeters
Breeding Info The current reproductive rate is considered one young every two years The mating season is between March and May
Special Behavior or Unique Anatomy The giant panda does not hibernate because it can store much fat on a bamboo diet. Panda cubs start to climb trees when they are only six months old. Pandas can swim.
Weird Info A newborn panda cub is 1/900th the size of its mother and is comparable to the length of a stick of butter. Pandas rely on spatial memory, not visual memory Pandas are a sign of peace
Conclusion Pandas are beautiful creatures and are calm in nature