22 Interesting Panda Facts. - Random Facts

Published : 2014-12-20 (over 3 years Ago) - Last updated over 2 years Ago

22 Interesting panda facts

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1. Pandas have been known to fake pregnancies in order to receive more food and special treatment from humans.
2. A group of pandas is called an “embarrassment.”
3. A Chinese Entrepreneur has made a brew of tea, which will cost $200 a cup. It�s made of Panda dung!
4. The only species of bear that does not move its ears to pick up sound is the giant panda.
5. In the wild, pandas can mate as many as 48 times in an hour.
6. The giant panda spends around 55% of its life collecting, preparing and eating bamboo.
7. Pandas have one of the highest bite forces of any carnivore.
8. Male pandas do a handstand while peeing to mark trees.
9. Panda bears eat bamboo largely because they have no umami taste receptors — meat tastes bland to them.
10. Pandas are biologically carnivorous and derive little nutrition from bamboo, which is why they must eat so much of it.
11. A group of pandas is called an "embarrassment."
12. In China, killing a panda is punishable by death.
13. A panda’s fur is coated with oil, which keeps the animal waterproof.
14. Although pandas eat bamboo plant almost exclusively, they actually have the digestive system of carnivores.
15. Pandas eat bamboo almost exclusively. About 88 pounds of it every day.
16. Newborn pandas are around 6 inches long and weigh 4 to 8 ounces.
17. The first surviving, captive panda triplets were born on July 29th, 2014 in a Chinese zoo.
18. If you kill a Panda in the country of China, you will be punished by death.
19. When Pandas are born, they are smaller than a mouse.
20. Panda researchers have to wear panda costumes at work.
21. Young elephants, pandas, koalas, and hippos eat the feces of their mothers.
22. At birth, a panda bear is smaller than a mouse.
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