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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
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The major mammalian fauna includes, leopard (Panthera pardus), striped hyena (Hyaena hyaena), Indian wolf (Canis lupus pallipes), jackal (Canis aureus), southern plains gray langur (Semnopithecus dussumieri), chinkara (Gazella gazella), jungle cat (Felis chaus), Indian fox (Vulpes begalensis), sambar (Rusa unicolor), blue bull (Boselaphus tragocamelus) and sloth bear (Melursus ursinus) (Sharma 2007, FES 2010a, b, Koli & Bhatnagar 2011, Meghwal et al.