The Sun Bear / Ursus Malayanus -  is the smallest of the existing bear species. The average adult sun bear is only 3.3 feet (1 meter) long, and adult males can weigh from 60 to 145 pounds (27 to 66 kg), while the females are somewhat smaller. Found in Southeast Asia, including Malaysia, Bangladesh, Eastern India, Cambodia, Vietnam and Thailand. Sun bears have a tan V on their chest making it look as though they are wearing a golden necklace.- Credit: Mikhail Blajenov | Dreamstime -

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The sun bear (Ursus malayanus) is the smallest of the existing bear species.

Sun Bear by sparky2000, via Flickr

Sun bear (Helarctos malayanus), also known as the honey bear is the smallest and least studied of the bear family. The Sun Bear exists in the forests of Southeast Asia. Because they are so rare research on sun bears is difficult.

Oso Malayo

Comical and sweet Sun Bears are found in tropical forest habitats of Southeast Asia.

A real, live Teddy Bear to hold... ;D ❤️

Awww so sweet :) While I can't find the original source, I'm guessing they may be Spectacled Bears (as the pattern doesn't quite fit with the Asiatic black bear/Sun Bear)

Little Bear by Prabu dennaga

In the very earliest time, When both people and animals lived on earth, A person could become an animal if he wanted to And an animal could become a.

Sloth Bears live in Southeast Asia, primarily in the forest areas of Sri Lanka and India. Their populations are estimated to be between 1000 and 7000.

Sloth Bears live in Southeast Asia, primarily in the forest areas of Sri Lanka and India. Their populations are estimated to be between 1000 and bear china

Sun Bear

Sun bears are the smallest bears in the world, only growing to be about 5 ft tall.

Sun Bear from Asian tropical rainforest at 4 ft is the smallest bear in the world

Sun Bear from Asian tropical rainforest at 4 ft is the smallest bear in the world--very endangered due to traffic in bear parts for traditional Asian medicine

Andean bear, Sweet Bandit by ucumari on Flickr.

Andean bear are arboreal and build leafy platforms to sleep. They are plant eaters.

The Sun Bear, sometimes called the honey bear, is the smallest and least studied member of the bear family. Today, the sun bear exists in forests throughout Southeast Asia.  Because they are so rare, research on sun bears is difficult.

The Sun Bear, sometimes called the honey bear, is the smallest and least studied member of the bear family. Today, the sun bear exists in forests throughout Southeast Asia. Because they are so rare, research on sun bears is difficult.

Sun Bear

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