Laura Moya Medina and Elena Salvá López.

GIANT PANDA

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Some questions:
  1. What's it ? It is a terrestrial animal, a mammal.

  2. Where is it native?The giant panda is native to south central China.

  3. Where does it live? It lives in a few mountain ranges or in captivity.

  4. How is it? It is black and white. The panda has a thumb and five fingers.

  5. How long do they live? The typically panda lives around 20 years if they are wild, and more than 30 years in captivity.

  6. What does it eat? It is mainly herbivorous and also eat-- fish. in general it eats bamboo.

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  7. Do they hibernate? They don't hibernate, so they move to warmer places.

  8. Are they docile? Though the panda is often docile, but we know that they attack the humans.

  9. How is their reproduction? Pandas in captivity reproduce by artificial insemination. The gestation period ranges from 95 to 160 days.bebes de oso panda.jpg
  10. Where did the name come from? The name "Panda" come-- from the Nepali word ponya.


*Interesting detail: the panda is classified like a carnivoran but its diet are vegetables.

Glossary:
  • patches --> manchas
  • ranges (n) --> cordilleras
  • captivity --> cautividad
  • ranges --> dura
  • thumb --> dedo índice

Conclusion:
The giant panda is danger of disapearing. If we don't do anything they can disapear in few years.

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Personal Opinion:
In our opinion the panda is a beautiful animal, that is in danger but if we help them, we'll get that they survive.