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Bebe Reincarnated

It is with great sadness that I inform you, my darling Bebe and the founder of www.ErikaJordan.org has left this world. Only 11 years young I left her in what I thought was a fancy dog hotel but during the 5 days I was gone she had a seizure followed by a heart attack. My […]

Panda Sex by Erika Jordan

The female giant pandas ovulate only once a year (during the spring) and only for 2 to 3 days each time. The female giant pandas will leave their partners after mating and rear their cubs alone. Giant panda gestation is about 83 to 200 days, and cubs usually were born in hidden hollow trees or natural […]

Pandas Like Being Alone by Erika Jordan

Panda families don’t live together. They are solitary, each female having a well-defined range. Males generally live apart, except for in the short breeding season (March to May), when they compete for female attention. Females raise the cubs alone. With their lack of desire to be around each other you can see why the panda […]

Life Of A Panda by Erika Jordan

A baby panda’s growing process is interesting, but very difficult, because they are extremely fragile and can easily get sick and die. At breeding centers 90% of baby pandas survive nowadays, compared to no more than 30% in the 1960s.   July to September is the period when mother pandas give birth. Baby pandas stay […]

How Pandas Communicate by Erika Jordan

Because of their low-energy diet they avoid stressful situations and exertion, preferring shallow slopes and solitary living. Giant pandas spend their lives eating bamboo and walking around the forest floor. They are good climbers and can also swim. They don’t build dens (except to put cubs in) or hibernate. If it is too cold up in […]

Eating Habits Of Pandas by Erika Jordan

  Bebe would love to spend 14 hours a day eating but since she can’t she lives vicariously through the panda. A giant panda needs about 12 to 38 kilograms of food per day, approximately 40% of its own weight. The giant pandas prefer eating tender stems, shoots and leaves of bamboo, all of which […]

Sleeping Panda by Erika Jordan

One of the pandas favorite activities is sleep! (I can relate) In the wild pandas sleep for 2-4 hours between its 2 meals. Their favorite sleeping poses include lying flat on their backs (sometimes with their hind paws on the tree with their front paws shading their eyes) lying on their sides, lying on their […]