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Sloth Bear
(no subspecies-status)**
Melursus ursinus**
(SHAW, 1791)


Photo by: F. Spangenberg
   
Additional images here: www.biolib.cz

Number of Subspecies:02
Information Source for Taxanomy:Wilson, Don E. / Mittermeier, Russell A. HANDBOOK OF THE MAMMALS OF THE WORLD; Vol. 1 - Carnivores, 2009
 
Head-Torso-Length:140 - 190 cm
Tail length:8 - 17 cm
Weight:70 - 145 (190) kg
IUCN status:VU (Vulnerable)
 


Current Holdings
Germany
other EAZA countries