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The panda is not special just because it is one of the most well known and charismatic animals. It is also a very peculiar species, with many unique and very interesting characteristics.
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Habitation: Live mainly bamboo forests high in the mountains of western China. Most being distributed between the Qinling and Minshan Mountains.
Natural enemies and defences: Adult pandas have very few natural enemies. The few animals that will prey on pandas are: jackals, leopards, and yellow-throated marten. panda can protect itself as well as most other bears by using: Physical strength and Strong jaw muscles and large molar teeth
Physical Description: Broad, flat molar teeth;
Enlarged wrist bone that functions as an opposable thumb; Adult size: weight 100-150kg , 150cm long, with a 10-15cm tail; Cub: 1/900th the size of its mother; Distinctive black and white coat.
Eating Habit: bamboo mainly, only about 1% of their diet is made up of other plants and meat.