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    The Giant Panda

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    present my speech about “The Giant Panda”. The giant panda is also known as the panda bear‚ bamboo bear‚ or in Chinese as Daxiongmao (the large bear-cat). Its scientific name is Ailuropoda melanoleuca. Giant pandas are found only in the mountains of central China. They live in dense bamboo and coniferous forests at altitudes of 5‚000 to 10‚000 feet. The mountains are covered in heavy clouds with torrential rains or dense mist throughout the year. Giant pandas are bearlike in shape with striking

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    The Giant Panda

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    The Giant Panda (Ailuropoda Melanoleuca) lives in the bamboo forests of southwestern China. This type of panda is endangered and to this day "there are only around a thousand pandas left" (http//:panda.org‚ 1). "Adult giant pandas have a length of 160 to 180 centimeters (5/14 to 6 feet). The weight of an adult male giant panda is normally between 80 and 125 kilograms (176 and 276 pounds) with males typically weighing about 10% to 20% more than females--about the same size as the American

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    The Giant Panda

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    The giant panda‚ infamously known for their black markings and playful behavior‚ is among one of the most endangered species in the world. Pandas in the wild have few natural enemies; their species decline is mostly due to overpopulation of humans who continue to take up land space and lack of food during the intervals of bamboo blossom season. This paper will discuss the pandas’ ecology‚ subdivided into categories of their diet‚ habitat and behavior‚ how humans first developed a relationship with

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    Giant-Pandas In China

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    endangering the beloved giant panda. Giant Pandas are on the endangered list‚ due to human activity‚ these precious creatures help maintain China’s bionetwork. Giant Pandas spread the seeds of bamboo throughout the forests; the more bamboo spread the more homes for other animals‚ as well as‚ food for humans. Giant Pandas are also a symbol of China‚ bringing in significant revenue for the country. Initially‚ the giant panda significantly benefit the ecosystem of China. In Giant

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    Giant Pandas in America

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    Giant Pandas The endangered bears‚ native to China‚ continue to evolve in their attempt to survive. However‚ the bamboo-eaters are more threatened today by population decline caused by human interaction and global climate changes than ever before. In order to save giant pandas‚ many zoos and organizations have taken on panda projects‚ both in China and abroad. Giant pandas are an international symbol of conservation‚ and the United States has eagerly embraced the need to save this rare and dying

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    Extinction of Giant Panda

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    The Giant Panda (Ailuropoda melanoleuca‚ literally meaning "cat-foot black-and-white") is a bear native to central-western and south western China. The Giant Panda lives in a few mountain ranges in central China‚ mainly in Sichuan province‚ but also in the Shaanxi and Gansu provinces. It is easily recognized by its large‚ distinctive black patches around the eyes‚ over the ears‚ and across its round body. Though it belongs to the order Carnivora‚ the Giant Panda’s diet is 99% bamboo. Other parts

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    Giant Panda History

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    Traveling back in time‚ the history of when it all began came to March 11‚ 1869. A pelt of panda fur was given to French Jesuit‚ Armand David by a hunter. Mr. David wrote in his journal‚ “When I was on my way back to the church‚ I was incited to have a rest in Mr. Li’s home. In his home‚ I saw the panda’s skin. It was big and beautiful colored black and white. The skin was quite peculiar. Li told me that I would see this animal very soon‚ for his hunters were going to hunt this animal; it seemed

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    Giant Panda Essay

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    around the world‚ the Giant Panda is increasingly becoming the most rare. With only about 1000-2000 pandas out in the wild‚ action has been taken to protect the Giant Panda from extinction. (Smith‚ 2014). Although very few pandas are alive today the Giant Panda has a very thick evolutionary history. As long ago as 11 million years the first ancestor of the Panda lived. In 2012‚ fossils of the pandas earliest ancestry were found in a very surprising place. Although most Giant Pandas came from China these

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    Reserves for the Protection of the Giant Panda In the 1940s‚ the Chinese government began initial conservation efforts to protect the Giant Pandas. The idea was to set aside safe areas where the animals would be protected in their natural habitat. During the early 1960s‚ China’s State Council called upon the provinces to set aside land for the protection of China’s wildlife. Sichuan province responded quickly with a plan to create reserves to protect Giant Pandas and other animals in the area. Today

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    U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service Giant Panda Facts (Ailuropoda melanoleuca) Giant panda. John J. Mosesso What animal is black and white and loved all over the world? If you guessed the giant panda‚ you’re right! The giant panda is also known as the panda bear‚ bamboo bear‚ or in Chinese as Daxiongmao‚ the “large bear cat.” In fact‚ its scientific name means “black and white catfooted animal.” Giant pandas are found only in the mountains of central China— in small isolated areas of the north and central

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