Panda Facts – Interesting and Fun Facts About Pandas

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Nearly 2,000 pandas are found in the wild.

Bamboo forms 99% of their diet.

Pandas eat the feces of their mothers.

Most of the food a panda eats is not digested, and therefore produce up to 62 lbs of droppings a day.

Bamboo is not nutritious and lacks in nutrients, and hence panda needs to eat an estimated 26-48 pounds a day.

Pandas spend most of their time roaming their territory, foraging for bamboo and sleeping.

Pandas can actually poop up to 40 times a day.

Panda researchers have to wear panda costumes to work with cubs.

The life span of giant pandas in the wild is 20 years.

The west first learned of the giant panda in 1869, when a French missionary received a skin from a hunter.