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

Nathan Duffield
Nathan Duffield
6,861 Points

nameError, but when i copy and paste to workspace the code runs fine with no errors

Tells me NameErro name Panda not defined and i can get past it

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
        return(f'{self.name} eat {Panda.food}')



print(Panda("Boa Boa", 13).eat())

1 Answer

Steven Parker
Steven Parker
229,644 Points

Challenges look for specific results and not just for the code to run without errors. The test result message contains some hints at the end: "Bummer: AssertionError: ...[message abbreviated]... Make sure the message has the correct spelling and a period(.)"

So it's specifically looking for the message to contain the word "eats" (with the "s") instead of "eat", and of course it wants to see that period at the end.

Two other issues that don't conform to the challenge's "good practice" expectations:

  • reference to the internal value "food" should be done via "self" instead of the class name
  • there should be a space after the keyword "return" (and the parentheses are not necessary)