FOR KIDS: An energy lesson from panda poop

Scientists say microbes in panda feces may help convert grasses into fuel

FOR KIDS: An energy lesson from panda poop

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Giant pandas to the rescue? Scientists say we might learn how to get energy from bamboo by studying panda poop.Mehgan Murphy/Smithsonian’s National Zoo

When most people think of giant pandas, they picture cute, black-and-white bears from China that eat bamboo. Scientists from Mississippi State University, however, are interested in what the bears leave behind: their poop.

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