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  Asian Black Bear

 

Myanmar

The Asian Black Bear, a species of bear that occurs in the forests of hilly and mountainous areas in South, East and Southeast Asia. It is also known as the moon bear, due to the typifying, creamy-white, crescent-shaped curve on its chest, similar to that of the Malayan Bear (fig.).

 

Thailand

The photo on the right is taken in Dusit Zoo in Bangkok, the picture above in the Rangoon Zoological Gardens in Myanmar. See also List of Thai Animal Names.

 

  Asian Black Bear