Panda Figure (image) University of California - Davis Share Print E-Mail Caption Scientists analyzed the separate sections of the giant panda's body to determine the functions of its black and white markings. Credit Ricky Patel Usage Restrictions Provide credit. Share Print E-Mail Disclaimer: AAAS and EurekAlert! are not responsible for the accuracy of news releases posted to EurekAlert! by contributing institutions or for the use of any information through the EurekAlert system.