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

chaou youva
chaou youva
3,400 Points

I don't know why it throw an error

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

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

def eat(self):
    self.is_hungry = False
    string = self.name + 'eats' + self.food + '.'
    return string

'''

panda.py
class Panda:
    species = 'Ailuropoda melanoleuca'
    food = 'bamboo'

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

    def eat(self):
        self.is_hungry = False
        string = self.name + 'eats' + self.food + '.'
        return string
Chris Freeman
Chris Freeman
Treehouse Moderator 67,464 Points

Flagged as Feedback: valid string concatenation not accepted by checker regex.

1 Answer

Chris Freeman
MOD
Chris Freeman
Treehouse Moderator 67,464 Points

Hey chaou youva, good new and bad news.

  • Good news: you’re very close. You need to add spaces around “eats” because string concatenation doesn’t automatically add spaces.
  • Bad news: the challenge checker is looking for an f-string or .format() string. It does not seem to accept string concatenation. [I will file a bug report]

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