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  • The habitats for Giant Pandas are environments that contain broadleaf and coniferous forests with a dense amount of bamboo. The elevations for them are usually between 5,000 and 10,000 feet. These forests consist of heavy clouds.

  • The size of a giant panda is consisted of standing between two and three feet tall at the shoulder (on all four legs) and could reach four to six feet long. A male and female panda largely differ from one another due to the male being much larger than the female and having weighed up to 250 pounds when living in the wild. The excessive weight for a female panda is 220 pounds.

Life Span
  • The age of a giant panda hasn’t been appropriately been recorded when living in the wild, but they are sure to know that it's quite shorter of a lifespan in the zoo.

  • The giant panda's diet is excessively consisted of 99 percent amount of bamboo. Besides bamboo they also eat other grasses and occasional small rodents or musk deer fawns.
  • Upon the many reasons why pandas have become endangered is due to humans having been cutting down their habitats and burning downs the forests in which the giant pandas lived. Other than destroying the giant pandas habitat poaching and killing them have been the other reasons to cause their endangerment.

  • The behaviors of a giant panda are mostly seen as solitary and nonviolent creatures. They tend to for the most time avoid direct contact with others of their own species. In order to understand when a panda would show aggression is their actions of having lowered their heads and stare into their opponents.

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Endangered Species
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Sweetwater High School
by: FA
Last Modified May 27, 2009