What Are Some Interesting Facts About Pandas?

panda - joy of animalsInteresting facts about pandas include…

  • Giant pandas once lived in the lowlands of central China; however, farming practices and human development caused the pandas to retreat to the mountains of those regions.
  • Pandas reside in forests that are rich in coniferous leaves and dense under-stories of bamboo.
  • Pandas have a distinct black and white coat that is dense and thick to protect against cooler climates.

  • Their strong jaws and teeth help it to successfully chew tough bamboo, which comprises 99 percent of their diet.
  • Although many view pandas as cute, harmless animals, it is important to note that panda bears are just as large and potentially dangerous as other bear species.
  • The panda bear is an endangered species.

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