The Giant Panda Life Cycle is an interesting one worth learning more about.
Giant Pandas are one of those few wildlife species that actually live longer in captivity than in the wild. In their native home – the mountainous area of Sichuan, China – they live 15 to 20 years at best. But in captivity, they often live up to almost 40 years old.
As they grow up, they go through different stages, each stage with its own unique characteristics. Read on to learn more about the giant panda life cycle.
Pandas At Birth
At birth, they are tiny just about 1/900th their mother’s size. They weigh an average of 100 grams (4 oz) but have the potential to grow up to 330 pounds as adults. They are born blind and