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Definition of the noun ailuropoda melanoleuca

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  1. 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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Google previewEncyclopedia of Evolutionary Biology (2016)

The giant panda (Ailuropoda melanoleuca), which is not only constrained by one narrow type of sufficient food (25 species of bamboo) but also by abiotic conditions; the Northern metalmark butterfly (Calephelis borealis) whose larvae are only ...

Google previewElsevier's Dictionary of Mammals (2006)

by Murray Wrobel

Ailuropoda Carnivora - Ursidae Giant Pandas Ailuropes; Große Pandas; Bambusbären Pandas; Pandas géants; Ailuridés Panda giganti 95 Ailuropoda melanoleuca Carnivora - Ursidae e Giant Panda; Great Panda; Bamboo Bear ...

Google previewA Dictionary of Zoology (2003)

by Michael Allaby

(giant panda, Ailuropoda melanoleuca) See ; Ursidae. 2. (red panda, Ailurus fulgens)See Ailuridae; Procyonidae. AILUROPODA Pandinus imperator See Scorpiones. Pandion haliaetus (osprey) See Pandionidae. Pandionidae (osprey; class ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Prehistory (2001)

Volume 3: East Asia and Oceania by Peter N. Peregrine, Melvin Ember

Ailuropoda melanoleuca (panda), Stegodon orientalis (extinct elephant-like animal), Megatapirus augustus (giant tapir), and Rhinoceros sinensis ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Quaternary Science (2013)

by Scott Elias, Cary Mock

The Indochinese Province fauna ofthe middle andlate Pleistocene is characterizedbya peculiarmammalian assemblage comprising of Stegodon orientalis, Ailuropoda melanoleuca baconi (giant panda), and orangutan.

Google previewThe Encyclopedia of Animals (2004)

A Complete Visual Guide by Fred Cooke

seven are listed on the IUCN Red List, as follows: 2 Endangered 3 Vulnerable 1 Conservation dependent 1 Data deficient Giant panda Ailuropoda melanoleuca Long, curved daws help this highly arboreal bear to climb trees Coat made up ...

Google previewDictionary of Zoo Biology and Animal Management (2013)

by Paul A. Rees

Edinburgh Zoo hastheonlygiant pandas (Ailuropoda melanoleuca) inthe UK and theHighlandWildlife Park ishometo theUK's only polarbears (Ursus maritimus). In 2009 the societywasinvolved in the trial reintroduction of beavers (Castor ...

Google previewEtymological Dictionary of Grasses (2007)

by Harold T. Clifford, Peter D. Bostock

From areas inhabited by the Giant Panda Ailuropoda melanoleuca Aira Classical Greek name for darnel or possibly another species ofLolium. Name now applied to quite a separate genus airaeformis L. forma, appearance. Resembling Aira ...

Google previewEncyclopaedia of North-East India (2001)

by Hamlet Bareh

The giant panda (Ailuropoda melanoleuca) is found in Kameng district. Of rodents, the porcupines, flying squirrels (Petaurista spp.); Geography of Arnnachal Pradesh ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Environmental Science (2000)

by John F. Mongillo, Linda Zierdt-Warshaw

Zaire Giant -striped Galidictis grandidieri Madagascar mongoose Giant panda Ailuropoda melanoleuca China Indiana bat Myotis sodalis United States lavan leopard Panthera pardus melas Indonesia Maned sloth Bradypus torquatus Brazil ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Deserts (1999)

by Michael A. Mares, Oklahoma Museum of Natural History (Norman, Okla.)

For example, the giant panda (Ailuropoda melanoleuca; family Ursidae) feeds almost exclusively on bamboo, and the kinkajou (Potus flavus; family Procyonidae) eats only fruit, nectar, and honey. The characteristics that link the species ...

Google previewMerriam-Webster's Collegiate Encyclopedia (2000)

by Merriam-Webster, Inc

Giant panda (Ailuropoda melanoleuca) and pancreatic extracts. See also ' diabetes mellitus. -hypo- glycemia. pancreatitis \,pan-kre-3-'ti-t3s\ -Inflammation of the -pancreas, associated with alcohol, trauma, or pancreatic-duct obstruction.

Google previewVan Nostrand’s Scientific Encyclopedia (2013)

by Douglas M. Considine, Glenn D. Considine

The Giant Panda (Ailuropoda melanoleuca) is the closest related species to the lesser panda. It is the only member of its genus, Ailuropoda, and it has not changed its appearance since the Pleistocene. The overall length from the nose to the ...

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