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Giant Panda

By :Stern Cohen


Classification and Description • Aluropoda Melaolemamile • White and black • 163 to 330 lbs • Six toes and fingers


Biome • Asia, China • Mountains • Does not migrate


Life Cycle • Eats bamboo plants, herbivores • Pulls +breaks it off the ground • One pup/year • Lives 15-20 years in wild


Adaptations • Strong teeth to help it eat • Climbs with its strong arms • Fur protects from cold • Sixth finger is the grabbing finger


Reasons for Endangered Status • Humans • Medicine and fur • Declining population


Conservation • 1,856 pandas left • Don’t wild meat • Bamboo forest being protected • Tell people about pandas


Resources • Theodorou, Rod. Giant Panda • http://nationalzoo.si.edu/supportl geconservatconservationfund/default.cfm • http://biowed.uwlat.edwbiozo3/s2 007


Giant Panda