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Sun Bear
(Malayan Sun Bear)
(no subspecific status)**
Helarctos malayanus**
(RAFFLES, 1821)


Photo by: J. Pfleiderer (zeigt Nominatform)
    
Additional images here: www.biolib.cz

Number of Subspecies:02
Subspecies:01. Helarctos malayanus malayanus - Bangladesh, NE India and S China (Yunnan) trough SE Asia to Malaysia and Sumatra
02. H.m. euryspilus - Borneo

Wilson, Don E. / Mittermeier, Russell A. HANDBOOK OF THE MAMMALS OF THE WORLD; Vol. 1 - Carnivores, 2009
Information Source for Taxanomy:Wilson, Don E. / Mittermeier, Russell A. HANDBOOK OF THE MAMMALS OF THE WORLD; Vol. 1 - Carnivores, 2009
 
Head-Torso-Length:100 - 150 cm
Tail length:3 - 5 cm
Weight:30 - 80 kg
IUCN status:VU (Vulnerable)
 


Current Holdings
Germany
other EAZA countries