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Explore Smithsonian: What Internal Adaptations do Pandas Have to Eat Bamboo?

Explore Smithsonian: What Internal Adaptations do Pandas Have to Eat Bamboo?

As carnivores, giant pandas shouldn’t really eat bamboo, but they do! Join a Smithsonian curator to explore the internal adaptations of giant pandas for their diet. You’ll also discover what panda poop looks and smells like and how it can be used to track their health.

This video was funded under the Investing in Innovation (i3) validation grant (U396B100097) awarded to the Smithsonian Science Education Center (SSEC) by the U.S. Department of Education. The opinions, findings, conclusions, and recommendations contained in this work do not necessarily reflect the view of the U.S. Department of Education or other funders.