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Related to Ailuropoda: Panda bears, Ailuropodinae, Tremarctinae
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Noun1.Ailuropoda - only the giant panda: in some classifications considered a genus of the separate family AiluropodidaeAiluropoda - only the giant panda: in some classifications considered a genus of the separate family Ailuropodidae
mammal genus - a genus of mammals
family Procyonidae, Procyonidae - raccoons; coatis; cacomistles; kinkajous; and sometimes pandas
Ailuropoda melanoleuca, coon bear, giant panda, panda, panda bear - large black-and-white herbivorous mammal of bamboo forests of China and Tibet; in some classifications considered a member of the bear family or of a separate family Ailuropodidae
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The giant panda (Ailuropoda melanoleuca), which is a flagship species and a typical representative for biodiversity conservation, is a rare and unique animal in China (Liu et al.
NATURE p19 the giant panda's scientific name, Ailuropoda melanoleuca, means 'black and white cat-foot'.
Ailuropoda Melanoleuca is the scientific name for which animal?
The microbial community in the feces of the giant panda (Ailuropoda melanoleuca) as determined by PCRTGGE profiling and clone library analysis.
Therefore, early detection enables treatment in highly susceptible species, such as neotropical primates and giant panda (Ailuropoda melanoleuca) among others (CASAGRANDE et al., 2013; MA et al., 2015).
Sun et al., "Basic fibroblast growth factor stimulates the proliferation of bone marrow mesenchymal stem cells in giant panda (ailuropoda melanoleuca)," PLoS ONE, vol.
Caption: Giant pandas, Ailuropoda melanoleuca, are a vocal species, but scientists don't yet know why pandas have such good hearing.
It is worth noting that just one other canid (gray wolf, Canis lupus) is listed on CITES Appendix I, which protects several other notoriously threatened species, including giant panda (Ailuropoda melanoleuca), red panda (Ailurus fulgens), elephants (Elephas maximus and Loxodonta africana), gorillas (Gorilla spp.), chimpanzees (Pan spp.), and Tasmanian wolf (Thylacinus cynocephalus), which is possibly extinct (CITES, 2012).