Time Zone 4 Unit 4 Video
Work in pairs, then share your ideas: What do you know about pandas? What adjectives would you use to describe them?
Pandas are an endangered species of bear native to China. The Giant Panda is the only species of panda. Panda conservation is important for their future survival.
Raising Pandas - An Educational Overview
Endangered Species: An animal species at risk of becoming extinct due to human activities. Giant Panda: A large black-and-white bear native to China. Panda Conservation: Efforts to preserve and protect the Giant Panda and its habitat.
What do you think is the best way to raise pandas?
- In captivity in a zoo
- In the wild with minimal human intervention
- On special reserves with human support
Pandas have evolved to be able to digest meat, but they are primarily herbivores. Pandas can eat up to 30 pounds of bamboo a day! The giant panda is a symbol of peace in China.
Do you think it is important to keep track of the population of endangered animals?
Do you think animals should be kept in a zoo or animal center? Why / Why not?
Draw / write: Can you think of any other endangered animals that have had a population increase over the last few years?