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Python Basic Object-Oriented Python Welcome to OOP Creating a Panda Class

TypeError: __init__() missing 1 required positional argument: 'is_hungry'

I need some help with part two of this code chalenge

# insert your code here
class Panda:
    species = 'Ailuropoda melanoleuca'
    food = 'bamboo' 
    def __init__(self, is_hungry):
        is_hungry = True

2 Answers

Chris Freeman
Chris Freeman
Treehouse Moderator 67,750 Points

Hey gabrielalcaraz, you’re almost there.

Task 2 says the __init__ method should only take the self argument. When the checker runs your code, it isn’t expecting to provide any arguments. When it doesn’t, it is your code complaining that there is a missing positional argument. :point_right: remove the parameter is_hungry

When referring to an attribute within the class, use the self. prefix, as in, self.is_hungry

Post back if you need more help. Good luck!!!

thats all I had to do are you kidding me

Chris Freeman
Chris Freeman
Treehouse Moderator 67,750 Points

Most programming errors seem canyon wide, but once its understood, they turn into mere cracks in the sidewalk. Happy to get you back on the path! Happy coding!

It's stated in the challenge instructions that the def __init__() method will take only the self parameter.