Several zoos around the world are dedicated to pandas, including the Taipei Zoo in Taiwan, the San Diego Zoo in California and the Toronto Zoo in Canada. These facilities have either hosted the animals for long periods and/or participate in captive breeding programs.
Panda dogs are either dogs that are dyed to look like panda bears, or they are dogs with natural patterns that resemble those on panda bears. There is even a breed of dog bred exclusively for their panda bear markings.
The San Diego zoo has a Panda Cam at zoo.sandiegozoo.org/cams/panda-cam. As of September 2015, the camera features Gao Gao, Bai Yun and Xiao Liwu and rotates between views of each enclosure. There are other animal cams that users can access from the Panda Cam page.
Based on information from the Smithsonian Institution, pandas eat primarily bamboo. In fact, in the wild, 99 percent of a panda's diet consists of bamboo. Of course, pandas also eat some other foods.
The Smithsonian Institution maintains the National Zoological Park's Giant Panda Cam. As of 2015, the Ford Motor Company Fund sponsors the Giant Panda Cam. The cam features two different angles and links to Facebook and Twitter where users can connect with other fans.
Pandas have three natural enemies that prey on them: leopards, jackals and the yellow-throated marten. While generally peaceful animals, pandas use their physical strength and natural skills to defend themselves when necessary, according to the World Wildlife Fund. Most...
While adult pandas are usually solitary creatures, they do communicate periodically through scent marking and vocal calls. These vocalizations include as many as 11 different sounds.