Panda Facts – Interesting and Fun Facts About Pandas

Fun Facts About Pandas

Giant panda have 42 teeth.

The word “panda” may have developed from the Nepalese word poonya, which means “bamboo-eating animal” or “plant-eating animal.”

Much of the food that a giant panda eats is not digested.

Giant pandas are considered to be natural treasures of China.

“Ailuropoda melanoleuca” is the scientific name of giant panda, it means ‘black and white cat foot’.

Giant pandas are native to China.

Pandas only eat and sleep.

Though giant panda belongs to the order carnivore, 99% of its diet is bamboo.

Scientists don’t know why the giant pandas are black and white, some speculate that it provides effective camouflage.

Pandas are found in a few mountain ranges in central China, in sinchuan, shaanxi, and Gansu provinces.