Panda Bear is the alias of Noah Lennox, one of the four members of Animal Collective, along with Avey Tare (a.k.a Dave Portner), Deakin, and Geologist. In Animal Collective, Noah's primary role is that of a drummer, though he also plays other instruments and sings. He adopted the name Panda Bear from an early tape of his material, on which he drew a panda. He is from Baltimore, MD but currently lives in Lisbon, Portugal. He loves pizza and cupcakes.