Professor Chunxiang provided lecture three on panda diseases. I took detailed notes for my colleague who is a zoologist and has specialized in wolves.Of the hour lecture, the following informationis probably the mot interesting.
. The panda has a short, small stomach. This is one of the reasonst he panda easts so often; it can't eat much as a single dining. In captivity, 99% of the diet is bamboo, the remainder 1% includes bread, fruit and mineral additives.
.. The causes of panda morbidity differ between pandas in captivity and pandas in the wild.
parasitosis Digestive problems (Often caused by bamboo)
Digestive problems Respiratory infections (pneumonia and colds)
Respiratory infections Metabolic disease
Like my dog, they receive shots for CPV and rabies