Pandas are native to south central China, the bear’s diet is more than 99% bamboo. As a result of deforestation and farming, their habitat has shrunk and no longer includes the low land area and can be found mainly in Sichuan province. Estimated population in the wild varies between 1600-2000 individuals, and considered an endangered species.
The territorial animals are solitary, and gather only for the brief breeding season. The majority of their time is spent roaming and feeding, and they eat 9-14 kg of bamboo shoots a day. Communication between individuals is vocal as well as through scent marking. Pandas are some of the most adored and protected rare animals, with about 40 panda reserves in China.