Scientific Name of Asian black bear
Asian black bear Features and Facts
- Length of life: About 30 years in zoos.
- Size: 130 to 190 cm
- Weight: 100 to 200 kg
- Habitat: Forest areas in hills and mountains
- Diet: Bees nests, insects, small vertebrates, invertebrates, fruit, carrion
- Gestation: 4 to 6 months
Asian black bear Conservation
The Asiatic Black Bear is widely hunted for gall bladders and skin. Due to the growing demand for bear parts in Asian market, the size of this species declines. To protect this animal, many countries have banned the illegal hunting of this bear. Several international organisations are also come forward to protect the life of Asiatic Black Bear from extinction.