Image Source: “Panda” by George Lu is licensed under CC BY 2.0

By: Erick Molina-Diaz, Journalist

Armand David discovered pandas in 1869 while he was in China. He got to China and saw a black and white creature, so he went to the hunters to buy a corpse to bring back from his adventure.

Pandas are one of the laziest creatures ever.  They’re also unintelligent.  They eat bamboo even though it’s not nutritious, so they have to eat 26 to 84 pounds of bamboo to maintain health and not die of starvation.

Pandas are considered endangered because there are only 1000 of them left.  There are not too many zoos that have Pandas.  There are only three: the National Zoo, Atlantis zoo, and Memphis zoo. Pandas are native to central China. Xinxing is the oldest panda to live, and at the age of 38, it died due to multiple organ failure.