When pandas reach two years of age, they weigh around 100 pounds and will start to live on their own, without their mother.Learn more about adult pandas on our Wolong Grove Panda Cam.Calling all party animals to join fellow Zoo patrons for some Monkey Business, a non-traditional gala to benefit the Smithsonian's National Zoo and Conservation Biology Institute in partnership with Friends of the National Zoo.Welcome to the Smithsonian's National Zoo's Panda Cams, where you can watch giant pandas Tian Tian, Mei Xiang, and Bei Bei.making them the lowest-cost form of videotelephony.Despite the low cost, the resolution offered at present (2015) is rather impressive, with low-end webcams offering resolutions of 320×240, medium webcams offering 640×480 resolution, and high-end webcams offering 1280×720 (aka 720p) or even 1920×1080 (aka 1080p) resolution.While you're watching pandas chomp on bamboo, play in trees and tumble in the grass, specially trained volunteers with Friends of the National Zoo are hard at work using these cameras to collect behavioral data on the giant pandas.
The word “Panda” originates from Nepal and was originally used to describe the red pandas, a relative of pandas.
Wild giant pandas are exclusively found in some of the mountain regions of Tibet and China.
In captivity, giant pandas can live up to 30 years old.
The term "webcam" (a clipped compound) may also be used in its original sense of a video camera connected to the Web continuously for an indefinite time, rather than for a particular session, generally supplying a view for anyone who visits its web page over the Internet.
Some of them, for example, those used as online traffic cameras, are expensive, rugged professional video cameras.
Be a part of the daily lives of some of the world’s most famous black-and-white bears: giant pandas!