1. All pandas in the world are on loan from China.
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  2. About 2,000 pandas are found in the wild.
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  3. 99% of a Panda's diet consists of bamboo.
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  4. The giant panda is actually a bear.
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  5. Young elephants, pandas, koalas, and hippos eat the feces of their mothers.
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  6. Pandas can poop
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  7. The life span of giant pandas in the wild is approximately 20 years.
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  8. Out of their natural habitat more than 60% of male pandas exhibit no sexual desire at all.
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  9. The West first learned of the giant panda in 1869, when a French missionary received a skin from a hunter.
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  10. Female pandas are fertile only up to 3 days a year.
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  11. The giant panda spends around 55% of its life collecting, preparing and eating bamboo.
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  12. One of the reasons the WWF chose the Panda as their logo was to
    save printing costs.
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  13. Pandas have lived on Earth for 2 to 3 million years.
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  14. When a baby Panda is born, it's shipped by FedEx to China to help expand the gene pool.
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  15. A panda fur is worth between US$60,000 and US$100,000 on the illegal trade market.
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  16. One giant panda usually needs between 2.5 to 4 square miles (10 million m2) of land to survive.
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  17. A group of pandas is called an "embarrassment."
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  18. Pandas eat bamboo largely because they have no umami taste receptors. Meat tastes bland to them.
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  19. In ancient times, Chinese people feared pandas and described them as metal-devouring black-and-white "tapirs."
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  20. Pandas have one of the highest bite forces of any carnivore.
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  21. Pandas walk with their front paws turned inward.
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  22. Grown pandas have to eat as much as 80 pounds of bamboo per day to meet their nutritional needs.
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  23. Pandas are considered to be endangered, with about 1,600 in the wild and another few hundred in captivity.
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  24. In a bid to encourage Pandas to mate, Chinese scientists have experimented with "panda porn", explicit videos of pandas mating.
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  25. People love Pandas because it reminds them of babies, some scientists say.
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  26. The female panda may only be fertile for a few days each year but during this period she will mate dozens of times with multiple males.
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  27. Panda researchers have to wear panda costumes to work with cubs.
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  28. A newborn panda weighs less than an iPhone .
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  29. More than 60% of pandas born in captivity die within a week.
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