The Sessions Court here today fixed August 26 for the case management of singer Zarith Sofia's case, accused of keeping and confining a sun bear
cub at her apartment at Desa Petaling last month.
Take your own twoweek Bornean adventure to various mammal-watching hotspots including Sepilok, Deramakot Forest Reserve and the Kinabatangan River, going in search of wild Orang-utan, Clouded Leopard, Sun Bear
and more on daily guided walks and drives.
After that she was off to a sun bear
sanctuary to help release three bears into the woods for the very first time.
A sun bear
close up, left, and a wild orangutan high up in the canopy in the Borneo rainforest
The researchers, from the University of Portsmouth, studied 22 sun bears
at Malaysia's Bornean Sun Bear
The zoo saw an unprecedented number of rare animal births in 2018, from the UK's first ever sun bear
cub, to the birth of a critically endangered rhino calf.
Meanwhile, there's emotion and excitement at news of the birth of Kyra, the UK's first-ever surviving sun bear
An incredibly rare sun bear
cub has been born atChester Zoo-- the first of its kind in the UK.
"We took on board feedback from our customers, and have also begun offering a superior quality, palm oil free sunscreen from our friends at Sun Bear
Sunscreen," commented MaryAnn.
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.
The Malayan sun bear
Helarctos malayanus is one of the least known bear species in the world.
"It is a significant find, in part because all other ancient fossil ursine bears, and even some modern bear species like the sloth bear and sun bear
, are associated with lower-latitude, milder habitats," study co-author Natalia Rybczynski said in the museum statement.