How Big Is the Giant Panda?

How Big Is the Giant Panda?

How Big Is the Giant Panda?

Male pandas can weigh as much as 250 pounds, while female pandas typically weigh less than 220 pounds. Adult pandas, when on all fours, stand at about 2 to 3 feet tall at the shoulder and can be as much as 6 feet long.

Baby pandas grow a lot during their first six months. They start life blind, 7 inches long, and weighing just 3.5 ounces. By the time they are a year old, the young pandas weigh about 90 pounds. Pandas eat as many as 40 pounds of bamboo a day.