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Why are giant pandas called 'giant'?

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kung fu panda smallGiant Pandas, why are they called 'giant'?
Steve, Victoria

Answer

Name: Russell, The City
Qualification: Was told my a zookeeper that looked after pandas
Answer: When born are tiny but when grown are about 150 time larger - so because they grow so much proportionately.
(James O’Brien: Disagree, it’s because they are much bigger than other pandas, like red pandas, which are tiny.)

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