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

Javier Perez Narvaez
Javier Perez Narvaez
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Problem Creating Method

Hi Team, I create the instance panda_one. The Program does not recognize it even though the program runs fine in the Workspaces. Please Help Me

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'{panda_one.name} eats {Panda.food}.')


panda_one = Panda("Bao Bao", 10)
panda_one.eat()

1 Answer

The challenge isn't asking you to create an instance of Panda and use its values for all Pandas. It wants you to use self.name and self.food to allow any given Panda to eat.

If you have another Panda,

panda_two = Panda("Panda 2", 10)
panda_two.food = "leaves"
panda_two.eat()

This will return, with your current code, the string "Bao Bao eats bamboo." instead of the string "Panda 2 eats leaves."