Facts about the giant panda You can help and support giant pandas through the World Wildlife Fund, WWF, who have supplied this giant panda information; - Giant pandas are officially endangered with just 1,600 estimated remaining in the wild. - Pandas have lived on earth for more than 3 million years! - The panda has been the official WWF logo since it was founded in 1961. - Pandas today live in the Yangtze region of China within the mountains and forests. - Pandas need to spend up to 16 hours a day eating bamboo and eat as much as 84 pounds every day. - A female panda is able to conceive during just 2-3 days each year, which is why sharing research from the global breeding programme is so important. Pregnancy lasts for 3-5 months.20. Madrid Zoo and Aquarium, Madrid, Spain – One of only four places in Europe to see giant pandas is in Madrid where female Hua Zui Ba and male Bing Xing reside and who have successfully given birth to twin cubs in September 2010. 21. Tiergarten Schönbrunn, Vienna, Austria – Vienna Zoo houses female Yang Yang and male Long Hui who were both born in Wolong in 2000. They successfully gave birth to male Fu Long in 2007 and also male Fu Hu in 2010. Fu Hu has returned to China and was the first giant panda in 25 years to be born within Europe. 22. ZooParc de Beauval, Saint-Aignan, Loir-et-Cher, Central France – Also new to the list is this French zoo which received female Huan Huan and male Yuan Zi in January 2012. Note; the Zoologischer Garten Zoo in Berlin in Germany lost their single male panda Bao Bao in August 2012. He was born 1978 and sadly never produced any offspring.