Giant Panda Natural Selection

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Natural selection

Name: Giant Panda as it is mostly recognized. A panda has a greater appetite in summer than winter; in the wild, they can eat many animals that are occasionally dead.

Scientific name: Ailuropoda melanoleuca.

Life span: 20 years in the wild.

Location of natural habitat: Giant panda’s are from west china; 99% of them live in the mountains that is in Sichuan, some are also located in Shaanxi and Gansu country.

Enemies: tiger, panther and wolf.

Color: Normally black and white, there are some white ones, which are mostly found in the wild. Most pandas have large sizes that have black and white coloring.

Features: Panda’s have a body shape of bears they also have black fur on their ears, eyes, nose, mouth, legs, arms and shoulders. It also has light brown fur on belly and the rest of the coat is white, Panda also
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While pandas live in the zoo the pandas are facing many threats in their sustained survival. The situation is really dangerous and there is a risk that giant pandas could become extinct. There is a danger of them becoming extinct because of road construction, mining, natural disasters, climate change and there is more production of waste.

I think panda’s environment should be changed because they are becoming threatened because of the climate and construction changes. Bamboo is also becoming restricted to the distribution; bamboo will disappear by end of the 21st century because it wouldn’t be able to grow under the high temperature. Climate change is more likely to destroy the bamboo that pandas eat. Bamboo is really important for panda because they get most of their water from it and it also makes their teeth stronger. Bamboo makes up nearly the entire diet of the panda. Due to the low nutritional value of bamboo, pandas need to eat 10-20 kg (20-40 lb.) a day, I think that’s bad because they won’t be able to reproduce babies and that’s how panda’s would become more

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