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Panda species

Go to [Ensembl](https://www.ensembl.org] and find the following information:

  1. What is the name of the genome assembly for Panda?

  2. How long is the Panda genome (in bp)? How many genes have been annotated?

  1. Select Giant panda from the drop down species list, or click on View full list of all Ensembl species, then choose Giant panda from the list.
    The assembly is ASM200744v2 or GCA_002007445.2.
  2. Click on More information and statistics. Statistics are shown in the tables on the left.
    The length of the genome is 2,444,060,653 bp.
    There are 20,857 coding genes.