BROWN BEARS

Endangered animals of asia

Sadly, brown bears are being hunted against their will for their glorious fur. As sad as it may be, the hunters won't stop until they have all of their fur in their possession. Please donate to the Endangered Animal Foundation so that we could save these terrific animals from extinction.


Description

Brown bears are mammals and they have brown fur. Their head to body length is 1.5 meters to 2.8 meters. The male's weight varies from 135 kilograms to 545 kilograms. The females weight from 80 to 250 kilograms. Their way of communicating is roaring and body language. One characteristic is that males compete for females during the mating season. Also, brown bears hibernate and while they do, female bears sometimes have their cubs. (Ark)

Habitat

Brown bears live all over the world from the tundra to the forest! Some examples are China and Italy. Also, they live in deserts and semi-deserts. The climate in tundra is cold. In deserts, it is hot and dry. In forest and woodlands, it is tropical. Brown bears live in a den while they're hibernating in winter. However, they live on ground mostly and have extremely large territory. (Ark)

Food chain

Brown bears eat practically everything! They eat from berries and nuts to animals as big as a black bear. Brown bear finds food almost everywhere. They are omnivores and are predators! So, they're on the top of the food chain. (Ark)

Adaptation

Brown bears have prominent should hump, sharp claws, and strong legs. This helps them protect themselves from enemies. Males fight for females during the mating season. The sames features i mentioned before helps them hunt. During a certain season, brown bears gather at different rivers to catch salmons that swim upstream. Sometimes, they drag carrions and eat them. Also, they hunt animals by pouncing on them. (Ark)

Threats & conservation efforts

Several national and international groups try very hard to protect and conserve the brown bears. One example is the "Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species (CITES)". In some countries brown bears are protected by law. If brown bears aren't critically endangered, why should we donate to protect the brown bear? Even though they aren't critically endangered, they are being hunted everyday for their fur. If we don't protect them, they'll be endangered soon like the other endangered animals. Also, brown bears are very fascinating animals and the number of brown bears are decreasing very rapidly! (Ark)
Brown Bear Cub Attacks Russian Camper

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