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Python Basic Object-Oriented Python Welcome to OOP Adding to our Panda

Praise Mupani
Praise Mupani
1,811 Points

Basic OOP

Can someone help me with this question. I am getting an Assertion Error I think my problem is with using String formatting.

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

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

    def eat(self):
        self.is_hungry = False

        return('{name} eats {food}'.format(name='Bao Bao',food='bamboo'))

2 Answers

Chris Freeman
Chris Freeman
Treehouse Moderator 67,464 Points

Hey Praise Mupani, there are three errors to fix

  • add missing period to end of returned string
  • string format should use attribute values not static values. So self.food instead of ”bamboo”
  • there must be a space after return. The command return is not a function.

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

Praise Mupani
Praise Mupani
1,811 Points

Thanks, Chris it worked perfectly