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According to the Smithsonian National Zoological Park, the giant panda's natural biomes are coniferous and broadleaf forests with dense bamboo growth under the forest canopies. The forests giant pandas live in are typica... More »

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The giant panda weighs up to 300 pounds. Like most animals, male giant pandas weigh more than females. It is rare for a female giant panda to exceed 220 pounds. More »

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In the past, giant pandas were killed for use in medicine, but hunting these gentle animals is now banned in China. While the ban has led to a decline in poaching, poachers still occasionally kill giant pandas for their ... More »

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Centipedes can be found living all throughout the world in forests, rain forests, mountains, scrub forests and desert biomes. Most centipedes need moist places to survive, but some of them can live in dry areas, such as ... More »

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Jackals and leopards prey on adult pandas, while the yellow-throated marten, a relative of the weasel, sometimes preys on baby pandas. Humans are the greatest panda predators. More »

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