Park authorities have installed air cooler and fans at shelters of animals especially the tiger, leopard and Asiatic black bear
to keep their body temperature normal.
Asiatic black bear
(Ursus thibetanus) is distributed through many parts of Southern Asia (Afghanistan, Pakistan, India, Nepal and Bhutan), Northeastern China, Korea, Taiwan, far eastern Russia and Japan (Charoo et al., 2009; Jamtsho and Wangchuk, 2016).
Speaking about bear species in Pakistan and the kind of threats they face, Mohammad Wasim, manager conservation at the World Wide Fund for Nature-Pakistan (WWF-P), who has been involved in a bear conservation project, said Asiatic (or Himalayan) black bears and Himalayan brown bears were found in Pakistan while a subspecies of Asiatic black bear
was endemic to Balochistan region.
The IHC hearing a petition on Friday had directed the Islamabad Marghazar Zoo to hand over the endangered animal, the Asiatic black bear
to IWMB so that the animal could be shifted to the Balkasar bears' sanctuary.
Summary: Asiatic black bear
was captured to be used in fight with dog
Shonj Nullah is one of the few places where both the Asiatic Black Bear
and the Southern Variety of the Eurasian Brown Bear are found together.
Earth's Endangered Creatures website (www.earthsendangered.com) lists the Asiatic Black Bear
, Chinese Water Deer, Japanese Crane and North Pacific Whale as among many endangered species of animals.
The Yunnan Wildlife Rescue Center identified the animal as an Asiatic black bear
, also known as the white chested bear.
In the raid, the officials found a total of 56 wildlife products, including leopard, clouded leopard and sun bear pelts; elephant ivory; tiger claws and whiskers; and sun bear and Asiatic black bear
claws and gallbladder, among many others.
Keep an eye out for the 2018 PyeongChang Winter Paralympics' mascot--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.
In most bear species including Asiatic black bear
, sloth bear, American black bear, grizzly bear and brown bear, it has been found that in addition to the animal matter, plant matter constituted major parts of diet (Cicnjak et al.