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Noun1.Melursus - sloth bearsMelursus - sloth bears; in some classifications not a separate genus from Ursus
mammal genus - a genus of mammals
family Ursidae, Ursidae - bears and extinct related forms
Melursus ursinus, sloth bear, Ursus ursinus - common coarse-haired long-snouted bear of south-central Asia
References in periodicals archive ?
Activity pattern of Sloth Bear Melursus ursinus (Mammalia: Ursidae) in Mudumalai Tiger Reserve, Western Ghats, India, Journal of Threatened Taxa, 5(5): 3989-3992, 2013.