sloth bear

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common coarse-haired long-snouted bear of south-central Asia

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It went after the sloth bear but she kept charging in order to protect her cub," Kumar told Indian news network NDTV.
Even if the tigers stay out of sight there are plenty of other subjects for the wildlife photographer here: 39 other species of mammal including leopard, wolf, wild dog, jungle cat, sloth bear and numerous species of deer, as well as 210 species of birds.
Soon after, he meets Baloo (Bill Murray), an Indian sloth bear who just wants to enjoy the good life and who particularly enjoys eating honey.
Two startled sloth bears bundle across our path, followed by a family of wild dogs wearing hazy early morning halos.
Lameness and its Management in a Sloth Bear (Melursus ursinsu).
The Other Bears" has an educational parade of different bear species illustrated and described on the inner covers, including the spectacled bear, the sloth bear, and the Asian black bear, or moon bear.
Speaking to media after screening a 16-minute documentary featuring the sloth bear's existence senior journalist Maya Jaideep, who was part of the two-member team, said that the setting up of the steel plant will completely destroy the existence of sloth bears in the region.
Asia does not approach Africa in terms of diversity of wildlife, but within living memory India surpassed Africa with her concentration of dangerous game: tiger, leopard, Asian elephant, gaur, water buffalo, one-horned rhino, sloth bear.
Last December, Raju, an endangered sloth bear, waltzed into a sanctuary in India's southern Karnataka state with his owner and ended a centuries-old tradition.
There are also four species of deer and the fierce, but rarely encountered, sloth bear.
Perhaps we'll have Terry Wieland tell stirring tales of Jim Corbett and the Champawat Tiger, or Kenneth Anderson and the Sloth Bear of Mysore.
I have supervised the anaesthetic of a sloth bear, horse, seal and tiger.
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 in Asia.