Category: Background info


Did you know that pandas are perfectly adapted to the food they eat? Giant pandas developed a kind of second thumb to help them grip bamboo shoots, and their oesophagus has evolved a strong lining so that it doesn’t get injured by the bamboo’s sharp edges.

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Panda facts

Did you know that, unlike other bears, pandas don’t hibernate? Instead, when winter comes they simply stroll down from the mountains to lower, cosier altitudes.

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