FEATURES BRING Sarah said: "At 37-years-old and more than a decade over the life expectancy of an Asiatic black bear
, Inca's a ZOO special bear who deserves to be spoilt in her old age.
On an ornamental plant farm in northern Vietnam's Ninh Binh province, four Asiatic black bears
have languished for years in small cages inside a dark shed.
Jackal is globally Least Concern Species, while the common leopard is Near Threatened, Asiatic black bear
is Vulnerable (IUCN Red list of Threatened species 2015-3) and Common bent-winged bat is Conservation Dependent.
The observations in our study confirm that rodents prey extensively on seeds contained in Asiatic black bear
faeces, and also that some seeds survive and germinate, which suggests that the rodent predators may also act as secondary dispersers of seeds.
Two such projects are the "Satoyama, Okuyama (deep mountains), Living Creature Project", which enacts ecological surveys and conservational activities for animals such as the Gifu swallowtail butterfly, the Asiatic black bear
and the dormouse; and the "Tree-planting Project", under which trees have been planted on a hillside made barren with soil excavated from a tunnel dug for the Tokai-Hokuriku Expressway.
We walk through the forest, listening to birdcalls, spying vivid green geckos, butterflies, delicate ferns and fungi, as well as the fresh tracks of an Asiatic black bear
Two leopards, two panthers, an Asiatic black bear
and two macaque monkeys -- all about the size of puppies -- were confiscated from a first class passenger waiting to check in for his flight in Bangkok's international airport.
a Capybara in Lunenburg in 2006; an African crested porcupine that was hit by a car a few years ago on Cape Cod; an Asiatic black bear
that was shot while raiding a garbage can in Mendon in 1977; a nutria in Marblehead in 1942; a Sika deer in Middleboro in 1979; a gorilla that twice escaped from the Franklin Park Zoo in 2003, attacking a 2-year-old girl the second time; an African serval cat that escaped from
The Asiatic black bear
is on the verge of extinction in southern Iran largely due to threats posed by farmers, hunters and cars.
The Asiatic Black Bear
first appeared in a car park before heading into a three-story high building and attacking tourists there.
The other vulnerable species on the Red List are China's Giant Panda, the Asiatic black bear
, the sloth bear on the Indian subcontinent, the Andean bear in South America and the polar bear.
In addition to the familiar black, brown/grizzly, and polar bears in North America and Europe, he found the spectacled bear in the South American Andes and the sun bear, giant panda, sloth bear, and Asiatic black bear
Although the Asiatic black bear
is normally a solitary and clean animal, these cages were crowded together in buildings that could only be described as "filthy" Robinson reports.
Boris was an Asiatic black bear
who visited Swansea many times in the 1920s and 30s as part of a travelling Russian circus.
Three months ago we helped rescue Bongo, an Asiatic black bear
, from distressing circumstances in Italy and there is a full write-up spanning several pages with numerous colour photographs.