1. 99% of a panda’s diet consists of bamboo.
2. Young panda’s eat their own mother’s feces.
3. Pandas have lived on Earth for nearly 3 million years.
4. A group of pandas is called an embarrassment.
5. Female pandas ovulate once a year and are fertile for only two or three days.
6. Pandas have one of the strongest bite forces of any carnivore.
7. The word Panda may have been developed from the Nepalese word poonya, which means “bamboo eating animal” or “plant eating animal”.
8. The average Giant Panda spends around 55% of it’s life collecting, preparing and eating bamboo.
9. Pandas can poo nearly 40 times a day.
10. Pandas can not run fast. They can only slowly trot.
11. The first giant panda ever to be born in captivity was born in Beijing Zoo in 1963.