Asiatic black bear

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Related to Asiatic black bear: Andean Bear, American black bear, Spectacled Bear
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Noun1.Asiatic black bear - bear with a black coat living in central and eastern AsiaAsiatic black bear - bear with a black coat living in central and eastern Asia
bear - massive plantigrade carnivorous or omnivorous mammals with long shaggy coats and strong claws
genus Selenarctos, Selenarctos - Asiatic black bears; in some classifications not a separate genus from Ursus
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Fat extracts of the Indian spiny tailed lizard, Asiatic black bear, Asiatic lion and tiger were commonly found in traditional medicines.
The mascot for that is Bandabi, an Asiatic black bear.
ANIMALS p19 there are eight species of bear in the world - the North American black bear, the brown bear, the Asiatic black bear, the sloth bear, the polar bear, the panda bear, the sun bear and the spectacled bear.
According to an expert, the bear that was killed was an endangered Asiatic black bear.
DUDLEY Zoo's Asiatic black bear, Inca, is well and truly spoilt by keepers, who buy her tasty goodies each month.
An Asiatic black bear sits in its cage at a farm previously used for extracting bear bile in Ninh Binh province, northern Vietnam.
These include two primates (Himalayan rhesus monkey, hanuman grey langur); eight (8) Chiropetra (Indian false vampire bat, fulvous fruit bat, Himalayan pipistrelle, lesser horseshoe bat, common bent-wing bat, dark whiskered bat, Pallas's tube-nosed bat, Torresian tube-nosed bat or northern tube-nosed bat, Gilgit tube-nosed bat, and horseshoe bat); seven (7) carnivores (golden jackal, common leopard, Asiatic black bear, jungle cat, stoat or ermine, Himalayan palm civit and yellow-throated martin); and 12 rodents (Himalayan field mouse, house mouse, roof rat or house rat, Eurasian pygmy shrew, Turkestan rat, Indian mole rat, short-tailed mole rat, small Kashmir flying squirrel, Royle's high mountain vole; and one artiodactyle (barking deer) species.
Contract awarded for I purchased diameter for Asiatic Black Bear artificial insemination
Both Eagle Nest Sanctuary and Mehao Wildlife Sanctuary also give you the perfect ambience to crane your neck to see a large array of birds, the Asian elephant, Asiatic Black Bear and if you are lucky, the Red Panda.
The Asiatic black bear is listed as vulnerable on the IUCN Red List, but the Balochistan black bear is considered an "endangered species" by the Iranian Department of Environment.
We also found traces from trade-restricted animals that are classified as vulnerable, endangered or critically endangered, including the Asiatic black bear and Saiga antelope.
1998, Sreekumar & Balakrishnan 2002), we conducted our study to clarify seed fate in the faeces of Asiatic black bear Ursus thibetanus in temperate forests of Japan.