Giant Panda Eating

Bifengxia Panda Base, Ya’an, China

Giant Panda Eating

The China Conservation and Research Center for the Giant Panda, located at Bifengxia Panda Base, is engaged in reproduction research. They have become very effective in raising baby pandas to adulthood, and within fifteen years they hope to be able to reintroduce the pandas back to the wild. Although the Giant Panda still has the digestive system of a carnivore, 99% of its diet is bamboo. A 300-pound bear can eat twenty to thirty pounds of bamboo a day, which means they do indeed defecate in the woods - up to forty times each day.

This is one of two photographs we have published from this research base that day. This panda is a mature adult. The other photograph, Giant Panda In Tree is of a two-year-old. For a little more information about that trip, check out “Red Panda” Added To Website.

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Photographic details: Canon EOS 7D camera w/ EF 100-400mm f/4.5-5.6L IS USM lens set at 235mm. Flash was not used. Camera was on f/11 (Aperture Priority) for 1/400 sec at ISO 6400.

  Print details: maximum size Medium Printed Estimated
  Fine Art Paper 15" x 11" 24" x 16"
  Canvas N/A 39" x 26"

Currently In Stock

Although we can print to your specifications any size up to the above limits to the nearest 1/16" with any mat and moulding combinations, the below prints are available immediately:

Print Number   Description Price (includes sales tax & shipping)  
#5 Matted Panda Eating 5 matted 15"x11", white inside black mats (outside 20"x16") $97
#4 Framed Panda Eating 4 framed 14"x11" print, white inside black mats with 2 V-grooves, white frame (outside 221/2"x191/2") $185