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

Riley Wu
Riley Wu
1,843 Points

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

I don't know what I did wrong. It keeps saying TypeError

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

    def __init__(self, name, age):
        self.name = name
        self.age = age
        self.is_hungry = True

3 Answers

Steven Parker
Steven Parker
228,978 Points

The instructions say that the new method "should only take the self argument". But the one shown here requires 3 arguments, including 2 that are not asked for in the instructions!

This code actually looks like it might be for a different challenge that comes later in the course, did you perhaps copy it from a question about that other challenge?

i even tried like this:

class Panda:

def init(self, species, food): self.species = 'Ailuropoda melanoleuca' self.food = 'bamboo'

and it was not working

class Panda: species = 'Ailuropoda melanoleuca' food = 'bamboo' is_hungry = 1

def __init__(self):
    self.is_hungry = is_hungry