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Giant Panda Bears by Mind Map: Giant Panda Bears
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Giant Panda Bears

Habitat

Pandas live in Bamboo forests on upper mountain slopes of southern and western China.

Mountains

Pandas shelter in hollow trees

Rocky areas and caves

Behavior

Pandas spend most of their time by themselves.

They even avoid making contacts with other bears.

Giant Pandas spend 10 - 12 hours a day feeding their cubs.

They do not hibernate

Giant Pandas can climb trees

Feeding

Giant Panda Bears eat 99% of plants

Pandas eating plants

Their diet is Bamboo leaves,stems and shoots.

They are omnivores

Giant Pandas must eat about 12-38kg Everyday to get their energy.

Life Span

NO ONE KNOWS HOW LONG GIANT PANDAS LIVE.

A newborn panda cub weighs 90-130grams.

Cubs

Giant Pandas depend on their mothers or the first few months until they are fully weaned.

Chinese scientists say that in the zoo pandas have been living for 35 years.

Scientists are not sure how long pandas live.

Characteristics

In the wild there are all sorts of pandas with different colours.

red panda

Giant Pandas have a very short tail it is usually black too.

They have very thick fur.

The giant panda weighs 70 - 125 kg

Males weigh 115kg.

Extra thumb inside of their paw.

Females weigh 100kg.

Their basic colours are white with black ears,legs, eyes, arms, chest and shoulders.

Range of a Giant panda bear

They live in Sichuan, Shaanxi, and Gansu provinces which are inside of China.

Threats

Leopards

Jackals

The biggest threat to pandas is in the wild its not always humans.

Destruction of the panda's natural habitat.

Tigers

Action Plan

Everyone should do at least one of these things not for giant pandas only but for all the endangered animals out there.

Plant trees or plants

Trees provide oxygen and they are someone's habitat., Help the earth

Follow the 3 r's Reduce, Reuse, And Recycle.

Recycle

Save paper

Saves Trees and plants and provides more food and shelter., Use technology and not paper (just like this project).

planting seeds

More food for living things.

Don't purchase or eat any kind of wild meat.

Because each time you do a creature dies.

Make donations to pandas or a wildlife foundation.

How are Giant pandas endangered?

Fuel and wood used for cooking and heating

Bamboo harvesting

Road construction and mining

agriculture

Lumber/timber

This is Lumber

Interesting Facts

There are a lot of giant panda facts you just need to find them.

Their Latin name is Ailuropoda melanoleuca.

Pandas are the second most threatened species in the world.

Giant Pandas make growling or honking noises.

Kingdom- Animalia

The Chinese call the giant panda large bear cat

Giant pandas are the size of an American black bear

Males can weigh 250 pounds more in the wild.

Females usually weigh 220 pounds less in the wild.

The name Ailuropoda melanoleuca means black and white bear.

Breeding

Giant Panda Bears live alone except for when the are breeding.

Mating season is from March to May

Pandas breed once a year.

A Mother can only keep its cub for 6 months.

Giant Female pandas give birth after 90-160 days after mating.

Status

In 1960 - 1990 the pandas were rare.

Durring 1990 - 1994 pandas were starting to get endangered.

from 1995 and now the pandas are still endangered.

Biome

They live in bamboo forests.

coniferous forest.

Reasorces

http://giantpandaplanet.com/panda-threats.cfm

http://www.indianchild.com/panda.htm

http://www.chinaunique.com/Panda/pandaedu.htm

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Giant_panda

http://www.greatbear.org/pandabear.htm