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 Bear Conservation General Factsheets

Ø Number 1:  Evolution.  A brief introduction to the lineage of today’s eight bear species.

Bear Conservation Bear Species Factsheets

Ø Number 1:  The Andean or spectacled bear (Tremarctos ornatus)

Ø Number 2: The brown bear (Ursus arctos)

Ø Number 3: Sloth bear (Ursus ursinus)

Ø Number 4: American black bear (Ursus americanus)

 Bear Conservation Bear Subspecies Factsheets

American black bear subspecies:

Ø Number 1:  California black bear (Ursus americanus californiensis)

Ø Number 2:  Cinnamon bear (Ursus americanus cinnamomum)

Brown bear subspecies:

Ø Number 1: Alaskan brown bear (Ursus arctos alascensis)

Ø Number 2: Eurasian brown bear (Ursus arctos arctos)

Documents published by other organisations

Ø “Genetic consequences of habitat fragmentation Florida”.  Habitat loss and fragmentation can influence the genetic structure of biological populations.  This paper studies the genetic consequences of habitat fragmentation in Florida black bear (Ursus americanus floridanus) populations.

Asiatic black bears

Ø The Status and Management of Asiatic Black Bears in Taiwan

Ø Hematological Profiles of the Formosan Black Bear

Ø Asiatic black bear–human interactions around Dachigam National Park, Kashmir, India

Sloth bears

Ø Home Ranges and Habitat Use of Sloth Bears Melursus Ursinus Inornatus in Wasgomuwa National Park, Sri Lanka

Ø Landscape Characteristics of Sloth Bear Range in Sri Lanka

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Page updated 24 September 2017

 

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