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Saturday, June 7, 2014

Bear Facts

  1. Baloo, from The Jungle Book, is a sloth bear.
  2. Most bears have 42 teeth, which is about 10 more than people have. A bear’s canines can reach 1.5" long, while a human’s are less than a half inch long.
  3. The giant panda has been described as a living fossil because it is such an ancient animal.
  4. Polar bears are the largest land predators on earth. They can stand more than 11' high and weigh more than 1,700 lbs.
  5. Black bears are typically smaller than grizzly bears, have a smaller shoulder hump, less shaggy fur, longer ears, and a less concave facial profile. Black bear claws are also smaller and more curved to better climb trees. 

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