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Species Spotlight: Giant Panda

Giant pandas

Thanks to WWF’s work to establish a network of reserves and wildlife corridors, the giant panda has been downgraded from endangered to vulnerable on the global list of species at risk of extinction.

Is a newborn giant panda born black and white?

A newborn panda is pink at birth and covered in sparse, short white hairs.

How big is a baby panda compared to its mother?

A baby panda is about 1/900th the size of its mother

How big are full-grown pandas?

Full-grown pandas weigh about 330 pounds.


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