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Python Basic Object-Oriented Python Welcome to OOP Creating a Panda Class

Jorge Grajeda
Jorge Grajeda
Python Development Techdegree Student 4,983 Points


Bummer: TypeError: init() missing 2 required positional arguments: 'name' and 'age'

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

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

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

1 Answer

Steven Parker
Steven Parker
229,582 Points

This challenge asks you to create an __init__ method that "should only take the self argument.", but the one above requires 3 arguments. Also, there's nothing in this challenge about creating an "eat" method.

It looks like you've used code intended for another challenge (further along in the course!) that has different requirements. You'd probably get the most benefit from the course by taking the lessons in order. But if you're skipping around in the course intentionally, be sure to do only what the instructions of each challenge ask for.