Pandas have a variety of adaptations, for both, living in different climates, and learning from other groupings of animals, the following shall consist of some of the most important adaptations for survival: These creatures have sharp teeth and claws that help it to break bamboo into small chunks. Pandas don't wear black and white to look fancy, they use their black and white camouflaged fur to stay hidden and their white head and neck keep them cool in hot temperatures. The most obvious adaptation to help it eat many different types of Bamboo is its 'sixth toe'. The Giant Panda has five regular appendages that humans would consider toes or fingers. It also has a sixth 'thumb' that allows the Giant Panda to grasp Bamboo better for eating. It also helps the Panda pull the shoots and leaves off of Bamboo stems. The Pandas 'thumb' is actually an extension of the wrist bone. It is a very important adaptation for the Panda to be able to eat so much Bamboo.