WWF Species Daily:

Giant Panda

The Basics

  • Scientific Name: Ailuropoda Melanoleuca
  • Location: China (Qinling, Minshan)
    Characteristics: Mountains, Forests
  • Eats Bamboos, Plant Bulbs, Grass, Fruit
  • Grows Up to 5Ft. Long

Decline

  • Primary Cause: Habitat Destruction
  • Secondary Cause: Poaching
  • Contributing Factors: Low Reproductive Rate, Bamboo Decline, Trappers