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.
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).
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.
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