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20 Interesting Facts about Pandas

Interesting facts about Pandas

Here is a list of 10 interesting facts about Giant Pandas which you didn’t know. These facts will amaze you, and you will find that there are a lot of fun and interesting facts about the big, fat and adorable considered pandas that you weren’t aware of until now.

Amazing Giant Panda Facts:

    1. A giant panda cub weighs around 150 grams only while a fully grown male can weigh up to 150kg.
    2. Pandas are the most expensive animals to be kept in zoos or captivity. A panda costs 5 times more than the next most expensive animal, an elephant.
    3. A giant panda eats as much as 10kg of bamboo per day.
    4. Pandas are actually bears.
    5. Usually,pandas spend half of their day eating, and the other half sleeping.
    6. All pandas around the world are on loan from China.
    7. A group of pandas is called an “embarrassment”.
    8. Beneath its outer fur, the skin of a giant panda is white where the fur is black and pink where the fur is white .
    9. Giant pandas are excellent tree climbers.

      Amazing facts about Panda animals

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    10. Giant pandas are omnivorous, they eat both bamboo as well as small animals and fishes.
    11. Unlike most other bears, pandas don’t hibernate.
    12. The natural life span of a giant panda is about 30 years.
    13. In the wild, the lifespan of giant pandas is around 20 years.
    14. One of the reasons the World Wide Fund (WWF) chose the Panda as their logo was to save printing costs.
    15. Giant pandas possess a highly developed sense of smell that is used by the males to avoid each other and to find females for mating during the spring .
    16. A panda’s throat has a special lining of mucus to protect it from bamboo splinters.
    17. On the illegal trade market, a panda fur is worth between US$60,000 and US$100,000 .
    18. Female giant pandas are only fertile once for two to three days a year (during Spring Season).
    19. Giant pandas have 6 digits on their paws, 5 fingers and 1 pseudo-thumb which help them holding and eating the bamboo more easily .
    20. Giant pandas have 42 teeth, and like humans, they also have 2 set of teeth during their lifetime.

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