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Legend of the giant panda

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Old Castle Pub. , Escondido, CA
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Retells the story of how the Giant Pandas got their black markings.

Statementwritten by A.B. Curtiss ; illustrated by Mirto Golino.
ContributionsGolino, Mirto, ill.
LC ClassificationsPZ8.1.C975 Le 1997
The Physical Object
Pagination1 v. (unpaged) :
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL705638M
ISBN 100932529593
LC Control Number97065548

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Brief Book Summary: This book recounts how the panda first got its black and white appearance. A young shepherd gave her life trying to protect a white panda cub, and when the body was turned to ash, the young pandas smeared Title: The Legend of the Panda/5.

Giant Pandas is an introduction to the popular black-and-white bear. It reports the mammal's size, life cycle, location, and endangered status. The author explains how the giant panda got its name, what it eats, and why it doesn't hibernate.

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By Donald L. Janssen, San Diego Zoo, Zoological Society of San Diego, Mark S. Edwards, San Diego Zoo, Zoological Society of San Diego, Meg Sutherland-Smith, San Diego Zoo, Zoological Society of San Diego, Jianqiu Yu, Chengdu Research Base for Giant Panda Breeding, Desheng Li, China Conservation and Research Center for the Giant Panda, Guiquan Zhang, China Research and Conservation Center.

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Giant panda, bearlike mammal inhabiting bamboo forests in the mountains of central China. Its striking coat of black and white, combined with a bulky body and round face, gives it a captivating appearance that has endeared it to people worldwide.

Learn more about the giant panda in this article. The story is based on an old Chinese legend of how the Panda got its black markings.

In this oversized picture book with distinctive borders, brave pandas fight a great Fire-dragon to save the Bamboo Forest. Lyrical prose matches superb saturated 4/5(2). The Legend of the Panda by Linda Granfield and Song Nan Zhang.

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Story Map Multi-Leveled Lesson. Created by. Retells the story of how the Giant Pandas got their black markingsPages: Giant Panda The giant panda has an insatiable appetite for bamboo. A typical animal eats half the day—a full 12 out of every 24 hours—and relieves itself dozens of times a day.

At the moment Children’s panda books are in great demand because of the release of the movie Kung Fu Panda 2. Both the first and the second Kung Fu Panda movies performed really well. Even if it wasn’t because of the movie, pandas have always been lovable cute creatures.

The Legendary Warrior The Legendary Warrior in Legend of the Legendary Warrior Physical attributes Species Giant panda Gender Male Height 6' 2" Weight lbs. Eye color Green Fur color Black and white Clothing White and gold robe with bamboo hat Other attributes Add in.

Biographical info Status First appearance: Kung Fu Panda. It seems the giant panda is a sort of minor deity among them." They even wrote a book, Trailing the Giant Panda, in response to the public's demand. From that point forward, the race was on. Panda Kindergarten by Joanne Ryder.

A Panda’s World (Caroline Arnold’s Animals) by Caroline Arnold. The Legend of the Panda retold by Linda Granfield. How Many Baby Pandas. by Sandra Markle. Little Panda by Renata Liwska. Pi-Shu: The Little Panda by John Butler.

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A beautiful gift" ~ By Claire Brown (York, PA USA). The much-loved giant panda, a secretive denizen of the dense bamboo forests of western China, has become an icon worldwide of progress in conservation and research.

This volume, written by an international team of scientists and conservationists including Chinese researchers whose work has not been available in English, tells the promising story of how the giant panda returned from the brink 5/5(1).

This book is dedicated to my dear friend Felicia, and to beautiful Giant Pandas whom are at the edge of extinction. The Legend of the Panda by Linda Granfield, Song Nan Zhang, illus. Far more satisfying in a literary sense than debates about the origins of the panda’s distinctive black and white colouring is this charming but tragic pourquoi tale from China.

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They successfully killed a giant panda on 23 April In the s, the Western expeditions’ goal was to capture a live giant panda and ship it to a zoo instead of to shoot one. In SeptemberHarvard graduate William H Harkness Jr. began his trip to China for a live giant panda, forbidding his newly-wed Ruth Harkness, to come with him.

Fascinating panda facts abound, including the panda's present status in the wild and in zoos, and a map of China showing the diminishing panda population. Expand Product Details Gibbons turns her attention to the rare giant panda of China in this introduction to the physical characteristics, behavior, life cycle, and habitat of these.

Book Clubs Book Fairs Scholastic Education Classroom Magazines About Us Giant Pandas: Gifts from China Gifts from China. By Allan Fowler. Grades. Genre. Non-Fiction. Learn about the giant panda of China, an endangered species, in this photograph-filled text.

An overview of the life and habits of this lovable animal is presented. Panda Bears. Wild pandas lives only in remote, mountainous regions in central China.

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Their characteristic color is black and white. The panda bear is a skilled tree-climber and excellent swimmer. Their diet is based on bamboo, and they can eat 28 pound per day, and sometimes eat birds or rodents. Females give birth to a cub or two.

The Smithsonian National Zoo’s panda cam maxed out its bandwidth this past week as the saga of the giant panda family unfolded. There was. The giant panda (Ailuropoda melanoleuca; Chinese: 大熊猫; pinyin: dàxióngmāo), also known as the panda bear or simply the panda, is a bear native to south central China.

It is characterised by large, black patches around its eyes, over the ears, and across its round body. The name "giant panda" is sometimes used to distinguish it from the red panda, a neighboring : Mammalia. The giant panda was also known by the name "zhou yu" (周瑜).

It was said that when two armies met in a battle, and if one army displayed a flag with the markings of "zhou yu", the battle would be halted as according to the ancient principles of war, it was the symbol of peace and friendship. The eating habits of Giant Pandas might surprise you.

They eat pounds of bamboo a day, bamboo is 99% of a panda’s diet but they eat other things such as irises and crocuses; a panda my even eat things such as an animal that was killed by a mountain lion.

File Size: 77KB. Physical Description: The giant panda, a black-and-white bear, has a body typical of bears. It has black fur on ears, eye patches, muzzle, legs, and shoulders.

The rest of the animal's coat is white. The panda's thick, wooly coat keeps it warm in the cool forests of its habitat. Indeed, although Chinese artists have constantly depicted black bears and bamboo forests since ancient times, the giant panda was never depicted until the 20th century!

Rumors and reports of a strange “white bear” found in Chinese mountains were regarded as myths untilwhen French missionary Armand David sent the skin of a hunted.

The giant panda habitat area of 80, hectares is home to 30 wild giant pandas. Sincea total of nine giant pandas have successfully been returned back to the wild in Xiaoxiang-ling. Relevant follow-up and analysis work has also been carried out.The giant panda's paw has a "thumb" and five fingers; the "thumb" - actually a modified sesamoid bone - helps it to hold bamboo while eating.

Stephen Jay Gould discusses this feature in his book of essays on evolution and biology, The Panda's Thumb. The giant panda's tail, measuring 10 to 15 cm (4 to 6 in), is the second-longest in the bear family. (The longest belongs to the sloth beClass: Mammalia.