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Did You Know – 7 March 2016

Are pandas considered bears?

Are pandas considered bears?

A: Scientists have used DNA to find out that the giant panda is more closely related to the other bears than to the raccoons. Giant pandas are in the family Ursidae with the seven other bear species. Raccoons are in the family Procyonidae, along with ring-tails and coatis. Source: scienceline.ucsb.edu

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