Globally endangered (EN) (Source: IUCN Red List)

Classification
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  • Spanish
    • Panda gigante
  • English
    • Bamboo bear
    • Giant Panda
  • Scientific Names
    • Ailuropoda melanoleuca
  • French
    • Panda
    • Panda G

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Recent observations

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What

Ailuropoda melanoleuca Ailuropoda melanoleuca

Observer

jimsteamer

Date

March 10, 2006

Description

Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Mammalia
Order: Carnivora
Family: Ursidae
Genus: Ailuropoda
Species: A. melanoleuca

Photos / Sounds

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What

Giant Panda Ailuropoda melanoleuca

Observer

dwboston

Date

May 13, 2009 03:28 PM CDT

Description

San Diego Zoo

05/13/2009, 3:28 PM
Canon EOS D60, 1/80, f/4.5, 80mm (70-300), ISO 100

Photos / Sounds

What

Giant Panda Ailuropoda melanoleuca

Observer

gelato426

Date

May 16, 2011

Place

Hong Kong (Google, OSM)

Description

They are in the Ocean Park

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Description from Wikipedia

The panda (Ailuropoda melanoleuca, lit. "black and white cat-foot"), also known as the giant panda to distinguish it from the unrelated red panda, is a bear native to south central China. It is easily recognized by the large, distinctive black patches around its eyes, over the ears, and across its round body. Though it belongs to the order Carnivora, the panda's diet is 99% bamboo. Pandas in the wild will occasionally eat other grasses, wild tubers,...

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