Asiatic black 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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It is only six-month old animal and was brought to Islamabad from Swat forests where a small number of Asiatic bears are found.
The six-month old animal was brought to Islamabad last week from Swat forests, where a small number of Asiatic bears are to be found.
An expert quoted by the media said the bear's paws came from one Malaysian Sun Bear, a highly endangered animal considered a first-grade state-protected species in the country, while the remaining were Asiatic bears under second-grade state protection.
Although the zoo no longer has Polar bears, elephants, hippos or killer whales, there are more than 1,000 animals from 200 species, including lions, tigers, snow leopards, Asiatic bears and giraffes.
Among those animals still waiting to be rehoused are four elderly Asiatic bears.