Asiatic black bear

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Synonyms for Asiatic black bear

bear with a black coat living in central and eastern Asia

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It is estimated that more than 11,000 Asiatic black bears - or moon bears - are victims of the trade across the two countries.
An Asiatic black bear sits in its cage at a farm previously used for extracting bear bile in Ninh Binh province, northern Vietnam.
2009: Fruiting phenology and its effect on fruit feeding behavior of Asiatic black bears.
The Asiatic black bear is on the verge of extinction in southern Iran largely due to threats posed by farmers, hunters and cars.
Cambodia is thought to hold important populations of Asiatic black bears and sun bears, both of which are considered to be vulnerable according to the World Conservation Union's Red List of threatened species.
In China, wild Asiatic black bears (Ursus thibetanus) are protected as endangered.
Endangered Asiatic Black Bears were to be dragged to the ring.
Mark Neale, 33, will be pushing himself to the limit by running the marathon to raise money for Asiatic black bears.
ASIATIC black bears are among the tallest (brown bears being the tallest) of the bear species.
Derek Reich, WRBI media coordinator, reports that interest has also been expressed in using dogs to save Asiatic black bears in Japan and polar bears in Manitoba, Canada.
BEIJING: China has signed an unprecedented agreement with an animal welfare group to release 500 endangered Asiatic black bears from primitive bear farms.
The go-ahead to save the bears was given in April and involves Asiatic black bears - known as moon bears because of the golden crescent on their chest.
Asiatic black bears, long hunted throughout the continent from Pakistan to Eastern Russia, now subjected to inhumane exploitation for their bile -- used in traditional medicines -- can also be found within the DMZ.
Agency for International Development (USAID) has revealed that large mammals, including Asiatic black bears, gray wolves, markhor goats, and leopard cats are surviving in parts of Afghanistan despite braving years of conflict.