Gallery description : sun bear

The average weight of the sun bear is 30kg - 60kg (66lbs - 132lbs). The life span is 15 - 30 years. Sun Bear usually lives in primarily, lowland tropical forests. It has a fur skin type. The preferred food type is omnivore. The top speed it is able to reach is 48kph (30mph).

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Facts about sun bears
NameSun Bear
KingdomAnimalia
Skin TypeFur
Scientific NameHelarctos malayanus
Conservation StatusVulnerable
HabitatPrimarily, lowland tropical forests
Top Speed48kph (30mph)
Weight30kg - 60kg (66lbs - 132lbs)
ColourBlack, brown, red, grey, white, yellow, orange
Size (H)1.2m - 1.5m (4ft - 5ft)
Common NameSun bear
PhylumChordata
GenusHelarctos
ClassMammalia
FamilyUrsidae
GroupMammal
DietOmnivore
PredatorsTiger, snakes, birds of prey
LifestyleDiurnal/nocturnal
OrderCarnivora
Life Span15 - 30 years
Average Litter Size2
PreyFruits, honey, insects
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