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... Introduction and Pandas are the rarest and the most distinctively marked bear species. They are of two types namely lesser, or red, pandas and the giant pandas. Their basic color is white with black eye patches, ears, shoulders, chest, legs, and feet (Helmer 5&8).
Pandas have huge crushing molars that are able to pierce the fibrous stalks of bamboo plants, and have very developed muscles round their jaws to assist them in chewing stiff bamboo stalks and this gives their heads a round look. Moreover, they have very flexible forepaws for holding bamboo with a huge wrist bone that operates as a distinctive ‘sixth digit,’ that somewhat functions similar to a human thumb. The hind feet of pandas have no...