ASIATIC BLACK BEAR

General Description:

A "medium" sized bear, jet black fur with a thick mane-like ruff around their neck. In addition to the yellow moon on their chest, they have a brown or tan muzzle and a whitish chin.


Distribution:

The Asiatic black bear’s territory spreads widely across the southern part of Asia.


Habitat:

Heavily forested mountainous areas and moist tropical forests.


Diet:

Omnivorous, feeding on both vegetation and other animals.


Population: 50,000

Length: 4.5 to 6 feet

Height: 3 feet

Weight: Males: 220 to 440 pounds, Females: 110 to 275 pounds


Geographic Range

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