Diseases and natural enemies confronted by giant pandas
n normal condition, diseases may be the most harmful to the survival of the giant pandas. The diseases in the digestive system, the respiratory system, the nervous system and the hemophilic system are usually fatal, and they will have all kinds of tumors, the endoparasite and ectoparasite diseases, skin diseases, traumas and so on, which can affect the health and life-span of the giant pandas.
Digestive system diseases: vomit, diarrhea, blood in stool, and ileus;
Respiratory system diseases: cold and upper respiratory tract infection;
Nervous system diseases: falling sickness;
Hemophilic system diseases: hemolytic anemia, seasonal febrile diseases;
The parasites: the panda ascarid, tick acarid, etc.
2) Natural Enemies:
The giant pandas hold themselves aloof from the world, but in the habitat, there are still some animals that are their enemies, such as the Asian golden cats, the leopards, the jackals, the wolves, the yellow throated martens, etc, which will mainly attack the baby pandas, the sick ones, the weak ones and the aging ones. Because the young and strong giant pandas still haven't lost the ferocity of their flesh-eating ancestors, they will not be afraid in face of the strong ones, and make the enemies be scared. Once the giant pandas in the zoo that seem to be docile and nave are provoked, there will be wound accidents.
The jackals: mainly attack the giant pandas in the childhood, the sick ones, the weak ones and the aging ones. The unique hunting skill is to climb onto the back, gouge out the eyes first, then snap at the anus and pull the intestines out, which is called 'dig dog';
The leopards: attack the giant pandas in the childhood, the aging ones, the sick ones and the weak ones;
The Asian golden cats: often attack the baby giant pandas.