Panda Animal Facts

Panda Animals are the beauty of the universe lets know about them an interesting and amazing facts. Also know about types, kindes, livings and eatings.

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  • The giant panda is actually a bear.
  • About 2,000 pandas are found in the wild.
  • 99% of a Panda's diet consists of bamboo.
  • All pandas in the world are on loan from China.
  • Young elephants, pandas, koalas, and hippos eat the feces of their mothers.
  • Pandas can poop up to 40 times a day.
  • Panda researchers have to wear panda costumes to work with cubs.
  • The life span of giant pandas in the wild is approximately 20 years.
  • The West first learned of the giant panda in 1869, when a French missionary received a skin from a hunter.
  • Female pandas are fertile only up to 3 days a year.
  • The giant panda spends around 55% of its life collecting, preparing and eating bamboo.
  • One of the reasons the WWF chose the Panda as their logo was to save printing costs.
  • Pandas have lived on Earth for 2 to 3 million years.
  • When a baby Panda is born, it's shipped by FedEx to China to help expand the gene pool.
  • A panda fur is worth between US$60,000 and US$100,000 on the illegal trade market.
  • One giant panda usually needs between 2.5 to 4 square miles (10 million m2) of land to survive.
  • A group of pandas is called an "embarrassment."
  • Pandas eat bamboo largely because they have no umami taste receptors. Meat tastes bland to them.
  • In ancient times, Chinese people feared pandas and described them as metal-devouring black-and-white "tapirs."
  • Pandas have one of the highest bite forces of any carnivore.