Sloth Bears Confirmed Extinct in Bangladesh - A massive project to assess the health of wildlife in Bangladesh has confirmed conservationists’ longstanding suspicions that sloth bears no longer exist in that country.

Sloth Bear, primarily lives in Southeast Asia, in the forests of Sri Lanka and India. - Credit: MAPE_S

Indian Sloth Bear. I want one so bad!! They cuddle and play :D

Indian Sloth Bear - (Melursus ursinus) I want one so bad! They cuddle and play :D

Sloth bear!!!

Sloth bear: "This animal is the celebrated Baloo from Kipling's Jungle Book. But it is hardly your typical bear, being a smallish and mostly nocturnal insect eater. Early explorers coined the name, having seen it lying upside down in the trees.

Bears of the World by rogerdhall on DeviantArt

Bears of the World by rogerdhall on DeviantArt - You can see sloth bears and black bears at the Montgomery Zoo

Poster of the 8 bear species: Top L to R  panda, sun bear, sloth bear, Andean or speckled bear,N American black bear, brown bear, polar. Asiatic or moon bear. Note: A Koala is not a bear.

funnywildlife: Here is a poster of the 8 bear species. Note: a Koala is NOT a bear. Panda Bear Sun Bear Sloth Bear, Andean Bear (Spectacled Bear), American Black Bear, Brown Bear pics show subspecies) Polar Bear, Asiatic Black Bear (Moon Bear).

'Niko', the Sloth Bear cub, is now on public display in NaturZoo Rheine's outdoor exhibit, and he is enjoying one of the perks of being a Sloth Bear cub---traveling, in style, on mom ‘Devi’s’ back! Check out ZooBorns to learn more and see more! http://www.zooborns.com/zooborns/2015/04/sloth-bear-cub-hitches-a-ride.html

Back in February, ZooBorns featured news of the birth of ‘Niko’, the Sloth Bear cub, at NaturZoo Rheine. The young guy is now on public display in the Zoo’s outdoor exhibit, and he is enjoying one of the perks of.

Animals Asia's China Moon Bear

Asiatic black or moon bear which is native to Jiuzhai Valley at Animals Asia China Bear Rescue Centre near Chengdu.

The sun bear (Helarctos malayanus) is a bear found in tropical forest habitats of Southeast Asia. It is classified as Vulnerable by IUCN as the large-scale deforestation that has occurred throughout Southeast Asia over the past three decades has dramatically reduced suitable habitat for the sun bear. It is suspected that the global population has declined by more than 30% over the past three bear generations.

The sun bear (Helarctos malayanus) is a bear found in tropical forest habitats of Southeast Asia. The Malayan sun bear is also known as the "honey bear", which refers to its voracious appetite for honeycombs and honey

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