Panda Facts

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Giant Panda!

Interesting Facts about Pandas

Here are some really interesting facts about Giant and Red pandas. I am sure you'll enjoy reading these. Inform me and others about your vies about this article by commenting below.


Pandas can live up to 35 years.

A wild panda's diet is 99% based on bamboo.

The female giant pandas normally produce a single young one each year.

They are pink when they are born.

There are two different species of pandas, i.e. Giant Panda and Red Panda.

The Red panda cubs open their eyes about 18 days after birth, but not completely until 30 to 40 days.

The Red panda is also known as lesser panda.

The Red Panda is the state animal in the Indian state of Sikkim.

The Red Panda differs from the Giant Panda in its diet. This panda adds a bit of fruits to its routine diet of bamboos.

Giant pandas normally get able to breed at four to eight years of age and can reproduce till they are about twenty years old.

Estimated population of pandas in the world is less than 1000 individuals.

Giant pandas live at elevations of 5000 to 1000 feet.

A fully grown panda would reach the length of 5-6 feet.

Male giant pandas are larger than the females. Males weigh up to 250 pounds in the wild while females can weigh up to 220 pounds.

Did you know that they are good tree climbers?

Panda Diplomacy is quite old and it dates back to the Tang Dynasty. It's a term that describes China's use of Giant Pandas as gifts to foreign nations. Perhaps the most famous incident of Panda Diplomacy was when Mao Zedong gifted the United States with the pandas Ling-Ling and Hsing-Hsing in 1972.

Pandas are most active during the day time.

Giant pandas get much of the water they need to drink from bamboos in the wild.

Panda's only digest 20% of what they eat. The other 80% is excreted.

The Western world did not know that anything like Pandas exist until 1869 when a French missionary, Pere David, returned to Europe with a panda skin.

Pandas have been on earth for about 3 million years.

Pandas are considered "living fossils" because many of the species they co-existed with are now extinct.

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jiberish 7 years ago from florida

Aww, great facts. Just makes me want to hug them.


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dohn121 7 years ago from Hudson Valley, New York

Great hub for the Giant Panda, Ultimate. I'm guessing that this is a typo:

They have a life span of 335 years.

I found that they live between 30-35 years in captivity.


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Ultimate Hubber 7 years ago Author

Thanx for commenting Jiberish and Dohn!

This is what happens when you do 8 hubs in one single day. Thanx for pointing this out Dohn.


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Lgali 7 years ago

very nice hub again


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Ultimate Hubber 7 years ago Author

Thanx for the comment Lgali. I am glad you liked it.


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Animal World 7 years ago

Panda Bears are just so snuggly lookin,...This has been a great 101 on Panda Bears !!!


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Ultimate Hubber 7 years ago Author

Thanx AW for adding this fact. :D


steffanie 7 years ago

awsome those are good facts thank you for them.:D :D :D :D :D :D :D :D :D :D :D :D :O :O :O :O :O :O :O :O :O :O :O :O :O :O :O :O :D :D D:D :D :D :D :D :D


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Ultimate Hubber 7 years ago Author

And thank you for this awesome comment Steffanie. :D


Subarashii 6 years ago

I love pandas so cute and big and CUDLY. ;p

Im doing a report at schoool About them being extinct and this has helped alot with it XD

PANDA PANDA PANDA PANDA PANDA

BAMBOO BAMBOO BAMBOO BAMBOO BAMBOO

I LOVE THEM SO MUCH :) hha SO CUTE I cant believe theres only like a thousand left!

Wish I could see the Giant Pandas extinct FAMILY :D

O.o I love drawing them too!

From Subarashii

Waiting your reply!

I LOVE PANDAS AND BAMBOO AND JAPAN!


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Ultimate Hubber 6 years ago Author

Hey Subarashii!

I am pleased to see your comment on my article and happy that it has helped you with your report.


poppy 6 years ago

aww i love pandas


madelyn 6 years ago

who on earth would pick the name lgali. I AM IN THIRD GRADE AND I AM STUDING GIANT PANDAS.


nikki 6 years ago

kooll


mmmmmnbvcxz 6 years ago

most dum thing yet you should have both red + giant panda


zoe 6 years ago

cool


nia 6 years ago

they are wicked!!!!!!!!!!


vnhj 6 years ago

this is funny


lady gaga 6 years ago

nice facts


jasmine 6 years ago

thanx for the great facts i really needed them for my endagered species project ta


raavi 6 years ago

i love the facts pandas are so cute!!!!!!!!!!!!!!


courtney  6 years ago

badas and koalas are the 2 most cutest animals on this planit


nash 6 years ago

pandas rock


Layla 6 years ago

thakyou so much these facts helped me SOOO much with my work thankyou so much


fat person202 6 years ago

(^o^)/ WOOT WOOT !


wert 5 years ago

i am a panda loverrrr!!!!!!!


famouse singer Hannah Montana 5 years ago

I have always loved panda;s and i learned pretty cool facts. Thanks for the really cool panda facts, i might be able to make a love song about pandas and send it to your company. I'll send you a picture with my signed signature. Go Panda's.

Love,

Hannah Montana


famouse singer Hannah Montana 5 years ago

I have always loved panda;s and i learned pretty cool facts. Thanks for the really cool panda facts, i might be able to make a love song about pandas and send it to your company. I'll send you a picture with my signed signature. Go Panda's.

Love,

Hannah Montana


kid  5 years ago

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em 5 years ago

panda's rock my world and our world! and anytime i see one i go bonkers cuz they are SOOOOOOOOOOOO CUTE! I even got panda pillow pet! lol!


panda 5 years ago

lol.this is so helpfull.im ndoing a research project on pandas.p.s.is that realy hannah montana


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Ultimate Hubber 5 years ago Author

Hey panda, I don't think she is really Hannah Montana but who knows?!


dude 5 years ago

aww the pandas are adorable


carolina perez 5 years ago

i like your fackts intreasting


tallyy11 5 years ago

Hey thankx for the facts it really helped me with my homework in geography thankxx x


Tay123 and emma456 5 years ago

thankzz this helped us with are skol work in geography =D woowahhaaa am off before the teacher sees meeee byee thankyoouuu xx


blah 5 years ago

these are the most helpful facts in the universe!!!!!!!!!!!!!!


Gary 5 years ago

Panda's are unlike bears in that they don't walk on their hind legs, and they don't hibernate


AMERICA 5 years ago

PANDAS are my favrite animal and it will always be my favrite animals in the universe because they are soooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooo CUTE


Christina  5 years ago

Wow awesome! I had to do a project on Pandas and I think I have alll the information I have Thanks so much!


Christina  5 years ago

Wow awesome! I had to do a project on Pandas and I think I have alll the information I have Thanks so much!


lung hoi 5 years ago

i like to watch kung fu panda and i thought were sooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooo cute so for my project i chose pandas and i am going on this to find out about P,A,N,D,A,S.i think pandas are so cute so so so so so so sooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooo ccccccccccccccccccccccccccccccccccccccccccccccccccccccccccccccccccccccccccccccccccccccccccccccccccccccccccccccccccccccccccccccccccccccccccccccccccccuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuutttttttttttttttttttttttttttttttttttttttttttttttttttttttttttttttttttttttttttttttttttttttttttttttttttttttttttttttttttttttttttttttttttttttttttttttttttttttttttttttttttttttttttttttttttttttttttttttttttttttttttttttttttttttttttttttttttttteeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeee


bubble24 5 years ago

hi, thank you for the panda facts,

im doing a project on them and this really helped. thank you!! :)


Shaver101 5 years ago

Thanks For The Info I Needed Panda facts And This Was Perfect!!:D


kate 5 years ago

awwww


bryc 4 years ago

awwwwwwwwwwwwwww these guys are so furry i wish i could hold one just like some guys i found on facebook


kayla 4 years ago

pandas are from china not japan some one said that im just sayin. i love pandas love pandas more than any one in the world ha ha i love them i have a room full of panda stuff just panda stuff!!!!!!!


bobtimson8 4 years ago

im doing a thing on pandas for the kids science challenge and its doing really well I LOVE PANDAS THEIR THE CUTEST THING EVER


JJ 4 years ago

:D :D :D :D :D :D :D :D :D


Preety girl123 4 years ago

Wow thx for these facts i copied them for my homework and did not get in trouble ur awesome ^_^


Lulu Weisz 4 years ago

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Nicole 4 years ago

I love PANDA'S sooooooooooooo muuuuuuuucccccccccchhhhhhhh!!!!!!!!

P.S.

They are Fluffy,Cuddly,and so,so,SO CUTE!!!!!!!

That makes me love them.To tell you,I am doing a Fun report on the Panda.


bob bob black sheep 4 years ago

Awsome


Pllls 4 years ago

This does not seem very reliable


claire 4 years ago

i'm like the number one panda fan in the world and when i was looking over and checking for any mistakes on my Panda presentaion for my Gifted Acedemic program, this defintly cleared some things up!I llllllllllllllllllllllllllllluuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuvvvvvvvvvvvvvvvvvvv PPPPPPPPPPPPPPPPPPPPPPPPPPPAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAANNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNDDDDDDDDDDDDDDDDDDDDDDDDDDDDDDDDDDDDDDDDDAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAASSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSS!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!


6rerdcytdsf 4 years ago

panda


Cyclone 4 years ago

Thanks for the facts and now i can do my school report on pandas!


teejays and reece 2 years ago

awesoooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooome

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