The Giant Panda And Polar Bear

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According to a reliable website” The giant panda is a well known and well-loved species that is being driven to extinction by habitat loss. It has become one of the most endangered mammals in the world, with only 1,600 of them left” (Exploring nature education). Also According to another credible website about polar bears, “Polar bears might not be endangered but they are one category off of becoming endangered, there are 20,000-25,000 left worldwide” (animalpawnation).As you can see the Giant panda is classified as endangered. There are only about 1,600 left in the world. 1,600 may be a lot but surprisingly not to many scientists and researchers. On the other hand polar bears are classified ...view middle of the document...

As you can see the giant panda and the polar bear share many of the same qualities but they are also very different.
The giant panda and polar bears homes can be found in different places but they are very alike and very different. The first difference between the giant panda and polar bears habitat is that obviously the pandas live in the forests of Sichuan province, China. On the other hand polar bears live in Antarctica. Polar bears habitat is always snowy, chilly while panda’s habitat is warm. A similarly that you can encounter is that in the forests of Sichuan, China many pandas get chilly weather too! And if lucky they get snow! Yet panda don’t have an actual home, they wander around eating and falling asleep anywhere. For instance according to a reliable book called Animals under threat: Giant panda, “Except for females giving birth panda do not have an actual home, such as a cave or burrow instead each panda spends its time wandering around its territory looking for food and stopping here and there”(Anna Claybone 15). As you can see panda don’t have any actual type of home. However the polar bear does have an actual home. For example according to an amazing reliable website “Polar bears live in dens in the shelter of cliffs or rocks” (Smithsonian zoo). This comes to prove that while the polar bear lives in Antarctica and the panda in c china surprisingly their habitat is very alike.
Even though the giant panda and polar bears diet may be very different in many way but surprisingly their diet is somewhat alike. Giant pandas and polar bears diets are very different because a giant pandas diet consists of 99% of bamboo and that 1% of carnivorous animals such like small rodents, and birds. Polar bears diets consist of carnivorous...

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