sloth bear


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sloth bear

n.
A bear (Melursus ursinus) of India and Sri Lanka, having a long snout, a long sticky tongue, and dark shaggy hair and feeding on plants and insects, especially termites and the larvae of bees. Also called honey bear.

sloth bear

n
(Animals) a bear, Melursus ursinus, of forests of S India and Sri Lanka, having a shaggy coat and an elongated snout specialized for feeding on termites
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Noun1.sloth bear - common coarse-haired long-snouted bear of south-central Asiasloth bear - common coarse-haired long-snouted bear of south-central Asia
bear - massive plantigrade carnivorous or omnivorous mammals with long shaggy coats and strong claws
genus Melursus, Melursus - sloth bears; in some classifications not a separate genus from Ursus
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The fight between a tiger and a sloth bear was captured by Akshay Kumar, chief naturalist at Bamboo Forest Safari Lodge, when he was leading a safari with tourists.
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Murray voices the sloth bear, Baloo, while Walken is tasked to breathe life into the well-loved tale's giant orangutan, King Louie.
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The sloth bear (Melursus ursinus) also known as the labiated bear, is a nocturnal wild insectivorous species of bear of Indian sub continent.