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Related to Ailuropoda: Panda bears, Ailuropodinae, Tremarctinae
  • noun

Synonyms for Ailuropoda

only the giant panda: in some classifications considered a genus of the separate family Ailuropodidae

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Their scientific name is - Ailuropoda melanoleuca- which means "black-and-white cat-footed animal.
She was the first Giant Panda, Ailuropoda melanoleuca (AL-yer-uh-POH-dah mel-AN-uh-LOO-kah), in the United States to survive after being born in captivity.
The Ailuropoda (giant panda)-Stegodon fauna dominated the Yangzi Valley and South China from the middle Pleistocene to the early Holocene.