How did pandas get their name giant panda?
The word panda was borrowed into English from French, but no conclusive explanation of the origin of the French word panda has been found.
They are called giant pandas to reduce confusion between giant pandas and red pandas. they are considerably large compared to red pandas therefore making them giant
There are two types of pandas: Red Panda and the Giant Panda. The scientific name for: Red panda: Ailurus fulgens Giant Panda: Ailuropoda melanoleuca
Because the giant panda is more like the koala and the red panda is more like the raccoon. But they both have panda in thier name
Giant Pandas are part of the bear family, while Red Pandas are mainly related to raccoons, despite their name.
Well pandas are very big so they are giant. They can get to be very tall and wide.
There is no such animal as a pygmy giant panda. There are giant pandas and there are red pandas. Both are called pandas but they are not related.
Because they are both types of panda.
black and white panda
the binomial name for the "giant panda" is Ailuropoda melanoleuca
By being larger than the other pandas.
red pandas and giant pandas are alike because they doth are mammals
there are three types of pandas. 1) Giant Pandas - the familiar black and white bear 3) Qinling panda - a subspecies of the giant panda that is dark brown and light brown 2) Red Pandas (also known as the Lesser Panda), not related to the giant panda.
They are both the same. There is no smaller version of the Giant Panda. They are called Giant Panda to distinguish them from the Red Panda, which is a smaller animal and a completely different species (ailurus fulgens). "Panda," "Giant Panda," and "Panda Bear" are all different phrases for the same thing. However, giant pandas are quite different from lesser pandas (also called red pandas).
Well, there are many types of panda species, but the most Common is The Giant Panda, and its Scientific Name is Ailuropoda Melanoleuca, trust me you will never find the scientific name for "Panda" just use "Giant Panda" they look no different
There are a few. 1) Giant Pandas - the familiar black and white bear 2) Qinling panda - a subspecies of the giant panda that is dark brown and light brown 3) Red Pandas (also known as the Lesser Panda), not related to the giant panda
The Red panda has similar DNA to the Giant Panda.
Giant pandas and red pandas get along with each other. Both types of pandas compete for bamboo, which they like to eat.
Their are two types of Pandas. Their is the Red Panda also known as the the Lesser Panda and their is the Giant Panda.
The giant Panda are, well, giant! It is also black and white whereas red pandas are...well, red! And much smaller. Red Pandas resemble racoons!
red pandas and giant pandas
There's the Giant Panda and the Red Panda.
the red panda is more endangered that is why you dont hear about it much red pandas are not found at most zoos like most giant pandas and if you go to china you might see plenty giant pandas but not as many red pandas red pandas are related to raccoons too!
There are two kinds of Panda's. The first one is the giant panda. The giant panda is black and white. The other type of panda is the red panda. A red pandas fur is reddish brown.
Actually, no. There are two types of pandas, the red panda and the giant panda. They are related.
Female giant pandas are called sows. Male giant pandas are called boars. The baby giant pandas are called cubs.
The Giant Panda is a mammal classified as a member of the Ursidae family, more commonly known as the bear family. There are many points of interest pertaining to their distribution, physiology, behaviour, and diet. Here are the main facts about pandas: * Name - The scientific name for a panda is Ailuropoda melanoleuca. The Chinese name for Panda is: å¤§ç†Šè²“, pronounced "DÃ xiÃ³ngmÄo". Literally translated it means "big bear cat" and it is from this… Read More
There are three groups of animals called pandas. The Giant panda and the Qinling panda, a subspecies of the giant panda, are members of the bear family. The red panda is in its own family and is more closely related to weasels and raccoons than to bears.
Giant pandas are bears.
giant panda feet
Red Pandas usually sleep in the small, tight branches of tall trees. Red Pandas are not like the other species of Panda the 'Giant Panda' at all. The giant panda are much greater in mass and they do not climb.
Xiongmaos in Latin, which means 'Giant Cat Bear' and 'Black and White Panda Foot'.
There are two species of panda - the giant panda and the red panda.
There are only two species of panda the red panda and the giant panda
Red panda and the giant panda
There are only two types of pandas in the world: the giant panda and the red panda. The giant panda is the most common.
No, the Chinese government is protecting te giant panda, and it's illegal to shoot a giant panda in China. Also, there's 3,000 giant pandas in tbe wild, and like 180 in captivity. Also, the giant panda population is rising.
Yes, there is. A Giant Panda is larger than the Red Panda, which a small fox-like animal of a completely different species.
NO. they are not. They are called pandas because they look between a panda and a cat. But the panda did come after the red panda. also red pandas are their OWN species pandas fall into the category of racoons which scientists just discovered. giant pandas are normal.
The answer below (the old answer), was the scientifically accepted view until genetic research last year. This showed that actually the red panda is very closely related to the giant panda, and is far closer genetically to giant pandas than racoons No they are not. Giant pandas are bears and belong to the family Ursidae, which is the family all bears belong to. Red pandas are more closely related to raccoons and ferrets although this… Read More
Giant Pandas: black and white Red Pandas: red and black When giant pandas are cubs: pink/white
What is special feature of giant pandas
Humans do hunt Giant Pandas
Giant pandas eat bamboo.
a giant panda
Pandas are a species of animals, giant pandas are just one breed. Another breed is the Red Panda.
there are only 2 species of pandas in the world and those 2 names of the pandas are the red panda and the giant panda.
That depends,usualy yes, but there is also the fact that red pandas can also be refred to as pandas.
The giant panda is native to China. There are no giant pandas native to North America.
Red pandas are related to the weasel, raccoon and skunk families. They are not closely related to the giant panda.
In 1950 there were about 10,000 Giant Panda Bears in the whole earth help save the Giant Panda Bears. You can do it!
the giant panda is the jackals' second cousin. the giant panda is cousin to the red panda, whom is cousin to the jackal, making the giant panda the jackals' second cousin