No, they do not hibernate for the winter. They move to lower elevations with warmer temperatures. The Giant Pandas don’t hibernate because bamboo is available all year long in their habitat, and they must eat all the time.
During the winter in their native China, pandas move from the top of their mountain habitat to the bottom in search of food. They descend about 5,000 feet to eat things such as bamboo stalks. Because they have food available[……]