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

Javi Caballero
Javi Caballero
7,074 Points

Add an __init__ method to your class. It should only take the self argument. Inside the method, create an instance attri

It's probably obvious, but I just don't see what's wrong lol. It says the instance attribute needs to be set to self, and equal to true

# insert your code here
class Panda:
    species = 'Ailuropoda melanoleuca'
    food = 'bamboo'

def __init__(self):
    self.is_hungry == True

1 Answer

Steven Parker
Steven Parker
218,692 Points

There are two issues here:

  • to be considered part of the class, the method definition must be indented
  • an assignment operator is a single = symbol, a double == is an equality comparison
Javi Caballero
Javi Caballero
7,074 Points

Wow, I feel so dumb now, lol. Thanks for the help!