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How long are pandas supposed to live?
Question Date: 2013-12-28
Answer 1:

Pandas are pretty awesome creatures. They are endangered and only 3,000 exist in the wild. In the wild, the average life span of a panda is 14-20 years. However, they can live up to 30 in captivity.

Answer 2:

Giant pandas, native to south central China, live about 20 years in the wild, and about 35 years in captivity. Pandas are classified as an endangered species because of continued habitat loss and a very poor birthrate. It is estimated that there are only about 3,000 pandas in the wild. For these reasons, some 40 panda reserves have been set up in China to conserve the panda population.

Answer 3:

Pandas have been reported to live as long as 35 years in captivity. The lifespan of wild pandas is not as well known, but generally lifespans of wild animals are shorter than their captive animals. This is because wild animals have to survive with less security of food, water, shelter, and safety, and they do not receive medical care for sickness and injuries like pandas in captivity do.

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