Potential predators include jackals, snow leopards, and yellow-throated martens, all of which can kill and eat panda cubs. in real life, the snow leopard, also endangered, shares some of the same habitat as black and white bears, threatening young pandas.
Do leopards eat pandas?
Pandas have few natural predators, but are at risk of being preyed on by jackals, leopards, and yellow-throated martens (a type of weasel that feeds on panda cubs).
Will pandas accidentally kill pandas? Baby?
A panda's mother can accidentally crush her baby. In 2006, a Chinese giant panda accidentally killed a newborn while breastfeeding. Given the difference in size, "it's amazing that they don't get crushed more often," says Brody.
What kind of predators eat pandas?
Predator. Adult giant pandas have few non-human natural predators, but young turnips are vulnerable to attacks by snow leopards, yellow-throated martens, eagle, wild dogs, and black bears. Sub-adults weighing up to 50 kg (110 lb) can be vulnerable to leopard predation.
Who is the panda's biggest enemy and why?
The main enemy of the panda bears is humans. People hunt panda bears with uniquely colored fur. Human destruction of natural habitats is the greatest threat, putting animals on the brink of extinction. Another enemy is the snow leopard.