The Asian black bear is recognisable because of its white chest marking familiar among the breed

Animals show off their adorably unique birthmarks

What makes each bear species stand out against the rest?

The Asian black bear is seen in the Himalayas and the northern parts of the Indian Subcontinent, Korea, northeastern China, the Russian far east and Honshū and Shikoku islands of Japan. It is a vulnerable species and is morphologically very similar to some prehistoric bears, and is thought by some scientists to be the ancestor of other extant bear species. Though largely herbivorous, Asian black bears can be very aggressive and have frequently attacked people without provocation.

Asian black bear (Ursus thibetanus), also known as the moon bear or white-chested bear, is a medium-sized species of bear, largely adapted for arboreal life.

Julie, rescued moon bear

Asian Black Bear or Moon Bear (Ursus thibetanus) Himalayas Indian Sub-continent, China, Korea and Japan

Asiatic Black Bear also known as a Moon Bear

A Formosan Black (Asiatic species) and endangered species. They are known for their white crest.

Pretty sure this is a Sun Bear, looking up at the sky.

Just Some Bears Thinking About Life

Approximately black bears live in the park. This equals a population density of approximately two bears per square mile. Bears can be found throughout the park, but are easiest to spot in open areas such as Cades Cove and Cataloochee Valley.

Moon bear, medium-sized (average 300lbs) Asian black bear, most bipedal of the bears. Usually have 2 cubs every 2-3 years.

Moon bear, medium-sized (average Asian black bear, most bipedal of the bears. Usually have 2 cubs every years.

Awww so sweet :) While I can't find the original source, I'm guessing they may be Spectacled Bears (as the pattern doesn't quite fit with the Asiatic black bear/Sun Bear)

A Spectacled Bear Mom ~ Lovingly Holding Her Cub. (Aka: An Andean Bear;

The Asian Black Bear (Ursus thibetanus) also known as the " Moon Bear".

The Asian Black Bear (Ursus thibetanus) also known as the " Moon Bear".

Asian Black Bear

The scientific name of Asiatic black bear's ,virtually suggests that "bear Ursus Tibetans." it's referred to as the moon bear attributable to the massive

Himalayan black bears are scattered across the Himalayas from Bhutan to Pakistan. They are most populous in mountainous areas and jungles. They are omnivorous creatures and will eat just about anything. Their diet consists of acorns, nuts, fruit, honey, roots, and various insects such as termites and beetle larvae. If food is scarce, they may turn to eating livestock such as sheep, goats, and cattle.

rare asian Moon Bear ~ probably the meanest of them all: likes to have his own lake and even tigers fear him

Asian Black Bear - Moon, White Chested Bear | Animal Pictures and ...

Asian Black Bear - Moon, White Chested Bear

Asian Black Bear - Moon bears are very well adapted for tree climbing but the handsome bears have not been treated so well in Asia unfortunately.

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