Habitat loss is one of the main reasons why the population of giant pandas in the wild remains low and the species remains on the International Union for the Conservation of Nature...
The Giant Panda (Ailuropoda melanoleuca "black-and-white cat-foot") is a mammal now usually classified in the bear family, Ursidae, that is native to central China. The Giant Panda lives in mountainous regions, like Sichuan and...
The giant panda (Ailuropoda melanoleuca, lit. "black and white cat-foot";
simplified Chinese: 大熊猫; traditional Chinese: 大熊貓; pinyin: dà xió...
Giant pandas live in a few mountain ranges in central China, in Sichuan, Shaanxi
, and Gansu provinces. They once lived in lowland areas, but farming, forest ...
Bamboo accounts for over 99 percent of the giant panda's
diet. Since bamboo is a poor source of nutrition, the bears must make up for this by consuming vast amounts of the plant. Giant pandas
conserve energy by not roaming far and to eat enough bamboo to provide the e... More »
The giant panda is the rarest member of the bear family and among the world's
most threatened animals. Learn about WWF's giant panda conservation efforts.
Giant pandas live in the mountains of southwestern China, in damp, misty forests,
mostly at elevations between 4,000 and 11,500 feet (1,200 to 3,500 meters).
The giant panda has an insatiable appetite for bamboo. A typical animal eats half
the day—a full 12 out of every 24 hours—and relieves itself dozens of times a ...
The giant panda is perhaps the most powerful symbol in the world when it comes
to species conservation. In China, it is a national treasure, and for WWF the ...
Most of the remaining wild pandas live in the Minshan and Qinling mountains.
And it is here that WWF has focussed its giant panda conservation work, ...