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black bear

1. American black bear a bear, Euarctos (or Ursus) americanus, inhabiting forests of North America. It is smaller and less ferocious than the brown bear
2. Asiatic black bear a bear, Selenarctos thibetanus, of central and E Asia, whose coat is black with a pale V-shaped mark on the chest
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Asiatic black bear (Ursus thibetanus) is distributed through many parts of Southern Asia (Afghanistan, Pakistan, India, Nepal and Bhutan), Northeastern China, Korea, Taiwan, far eastern Russia and Japan (Charoo et al., 2009; Jamtsho and Wangchuk, 2016).
Speaking about bear species in Pakistan and the kind of threats they face, Mohammad Wasim, manager conservation at the World Wide Fund for Nature-Pakistan (WWF-P), who has been involved in a bear conservation project, said Asiatic (or Himalayan) black bears and Himalayan brown bears were found in Pakistan while a subspecies of Asiatic black bear was endemic to Balochistan region.
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When a black bear senses something is not quite right, it will slowly pick up one front leg and--as if in slow motion--slowly turn and bolt away.
ISLAMABAD -- Islamabad Wildlife Management Board (IWMB) Monday recovered endangered species of black bear from a private captivation in Sector E-11.
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