Panda Facts

Panda Facts For Kids - Some funny fun facts about giant Panda for kids


Enjoy our giant panda facts for kids. Explore where giant pandas live, what they eat, life span, its weigh & many more interesting fun facts about pandas.


Fact 1. The Scientific Name of Panda is Ailuropoda melanoleuca.

Fact 2. Its meaning is “black and white cat footed animal”.

Fact 3. In the wild, the giant panda lives in a few mountain regions in central China, mainly in Sichuan, but also in neighboring Shaanxi and Gansu.

Fact 4. Adult pandas weigh between 165 – 353 pounds.

Fact 5. In the wild, a panda’s life span is 15-20 years and 25-35 years in captivity.

Fact 6. Giant Pandas are classified as omnivores, eat mostly bamboo, but also rodents, fish, insects and birds. They also eat flowers and small animals and In captivity, they also take milk, eggs, ground meat, etc.

Fact 7. An adult panda usually spends 14 hours in eating, they can eat 12 to 38 kilos of bamboo a day.

Fact 8. A panda Can Poop 28 Kilos per day!

Fact 9. The giant panda is actually a bear. 

Fact 10. Did you know What is the Group of Baby Pandas? A group of bears is called a sleuth or sloth. But a group of pandas is known as, an embarrassment of pandas, a cupboard of pandas or a bamboo of pandas.

Fact 11. A giant panda can peel and eat a bamboo shoot in about 40 seconds. [source]

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