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    Man Handling Domestic Sloth Bear


    by WildFilmsIndia

    The sloth bear (Melursus ursinus), also known as the Stickney bear or labiated bear, is a nocturnal insectivorous species of bears found wild within the Indian Subcontinent. They walk in a slow, shambling motion, with their feet being set down in a noisy, flapping motion. They are capable of galloping faster than running humans.Although they appear slow and clumsy, sloth bears are excellent climbers. They climb to feed and rest, though not to escape enemies, as they prefer to stand their ground. They are capable of climbing on smooth surfaces and hanging upside down like sloths. They are good swimmers, and primarily enter water to play.To mark their territories, sloth bears will scrape trees with their forepaws, and rub against them with their flanks. Sloth bears have a great vocal range.

    Source: Wiukipedia

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