are all kinds of bears. Small and big, very dangerous and less so. Most of the
bears live in the forest, except for the Polar bear. He doesn't need the forest
because he eats what the North Pole provides him. Since scientists finally decided
that the Giant Panda belongs to the family of bears too, there are eight different
bigger bears are mostly predators, just like tigers. For example, the Polar Bear
and the Brown Bear. The Giant Panda is a herbivore. The rest of them are omnivores
and eat plants, insects and small animals.
that live in seasonal countries conceive their youngsters during the winter, when
they are in their den. The babies are born bald, but they are not cold, because
they get their heat from Mom's warm body. By spring time, they have grown their
loss of habitat (due to logging, developments and forest clearing for agriculture)
another threat to the bears is hunting. Bears can be very aggressive, especially
when you meet a female bear with her babies. They are often seen as pests. They
are hunted for their fur, teeth and meat. They are also hunted to be kept in captivity,
because people user bear bile to produce medicine.
common, performing bears are a rare sight today in most countries. Fortunately
for the animals, as the act is actually torturing to the bears. They start to
dance because the floors are heated up until it is too uncomfortable for them
to stand still, and music is played. Eventually, every time the bears hear music,
it lifts its feet, remembering the pain.
The Sun Bear is the only bear found in Malaysia. It is the smallest of the bears and is sometimes kept as a pet... even though it is a CITES ( International treaty that controls trade of endangered species) listed species.