Melursus ursinus


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Related to Melursus ursinus: Ursus thibetanus, Tremarctos ornatus
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Noun1.Melursus ursinus - common coarse-haired long-snouted bear of south-central AsiaMelursus ursinus - 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 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.
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.