Giant Pandas Have Exceptionally Low Metabolic Rate, New Study Finds

According to a new study led by Dr Yonggang Nie from the Chinese Academy of Sciences’ Institute of Zoology, bamboo-eating giant pandas (Ailuropoda melanoleuca) have a very low daily energy expenditure (DEE). In the wild, the diet of giant panda consists almost entirely of bamboo, but because its gut remains designed for digesting meat, this [...] —> Read More