Due to their unique habitat and large size, giant pandas have no predators in their natural environment. Human poaching and habitat loss pose the biggest threats to giant pandas, leading to their classification as an end... More »

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 »

Giant pandas protect themselves during confrontations by using their physical strength and biting ability. They possess large molars and strong jaw muscles that can produce a severe bite if provoked. Giant pandas also pr... More »

The giant panda has very few natural predators, thanks to their large size and physical capabilities, but some predators include jackals, leopards and yellow-throated marten, which prey on giant panda cubs. Snow leopards... More »

Three major steps have been taken to protect giant pandas, including putting them on the endangered species list, protecting their natural habitat and starting cooperative international captive-breeding programs. China e... More »

As very selective eaters, giant pandas are herbivores that have no natural predators other than humans. According to the University of Michigan's Animal Diversity Web, bamboo makes up 99 percent of the diet of giant pand... More »

Pandas have adapted to their habitat by evolving a body shape, a digestive system and behavior patterns to accommodate a diet consisting almost exclusively of bamboo. Their fur has evolved to conform to the climate, land... More »