The Puzzling Relationship Between Pandas And Bamboo
Giant pandas switched over to eating bamboo about two million years ago, but new research says their digestive systems still may not have caught up.By Sebastian Martinez | May 20, 2015
But new research suggests, after some two million years of eating it, the panda's digestive system still may not be all caught up. (Video via World Wide Fund for Nature)
Researchers in China looked at the bacteria in panda poop — because science is glamorous like that — and compared what they found to 54 other mammals, including herbivores and other bears.