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

Allison Seim
Allison Seim
1,625 Points

made the changes but i am still getting the same error

Bummer:: When I call the eat method, I don't get the correct message. Make sure to use the name attribute that is passed into the instance.

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


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

    def eat(self):
        self.is_hungry = False
        return f'{self.name} eats {self.food}'

1 Answer

Chris Freeman
MOD
Chris Freeman
Treehouse Moderator 67,464 Points

Hey Allison Seim, a period (.) is needed at the end of the string returned from the eat method.

Allison Seim
Allison Seim
1,625 Points

Thanks!! Chris, you saved my day. getting to believe there is apparently the devil in the details