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__init__ () argument question
class Panda: species = 'Ailuropoda melanoleuca' food = 'bamboo'
def __init__(self, name, age): self.is_hungry = True self.name = name self.age = age
why we need to take name and age as argument in the init(self, name, age): along with the self, but we don't need to put 'is_hungry' inside the () as well ?
class Panda: species = 'Ailuropoda melanoleuca' food = 'bamboo' def __init__(self, name, age): self.is_hungry = True self.name = name self.age = age
Jennifer NordellTreehouse Teacher
Hi there, Hanwen Zhang! Pandas (as a group) eat a lot of bamboo every day. In fact, so much so that we can pretty much guarantee that any panda is hungry at the time we put it in the system. This is a way to be able to create a panda, and with no other information than the name and age, set it to
is_hungry by default. That way, it only needs the name and the age to create the panda and we assume that it's hungry until it eats
Hope this helps!