14 Surprising Facts About Panda Bears
by N/A, 8 years ago | 2 min read| 136
Pandas are beautiful and unique creatures, but there is so much more to them than just how cute and cuddly they appear.
1. One panda requires about square miles of space in order to have a comfortable living.
2. When a baby panda is born, they're shipped via FedEx to China to aid population control.
3. Panda researchers have to wear panda suits in order to get close enough to study the animals.
4. All pandas have been loaned out from China.
5. Trading panda fur is illegal, but it's worth $60,000 -$100,000.
6. The World Wildlife Fund chose a panda as their logo to save on printing costs.
7. Panda's have lived on Earth for 2-3 millions years.
8. Female pandas are only fertile for three days a year.
9. Panda's can poop 40 times a day.
10. They sometimes eat their mother's feces.
11. Pandas were first discovered in 1869 when a French missionary was gifted panda fur.
12. Panda's have a lifespan of about 20 years.
13. There are about 2,000 pandas remaining the wild.
14. Panda's eat bamboo 99% of the time, but it doesn't have a lot of nutritional value for them.
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