Panda Q & A

Q:Does a new born panda have an umbilical cord? A: All newborn giant pandas have umbilical cords just like mammals.While in its mother’s womb,the giant panda fetus obtains nutrients and oxygen via the umbilical cord.Immediately after birth,the mother panda bites off the umbilical cord and holds the cub close ti keep it warm.In captivity,veterinarians will […]