A record 16 giant pandas have been born in captivity this year, the head of China’s panda breeding programme says. They include twins born in Japan and a cub born in California – to mothers lent to zoos by China. Threatened with extinction in the wild, captive breeding programmes, including artificial insemination, are seen as […]
The Kinkajou a mammal which is other known as The Honey Bear, Sugar Bear, or the Cat-Monkey it lives in the rain forest and is of the Family Procyonidae related to the Olingo, Ringtail, Cacomistle, Raccoon, and Coati. It is the only member of the of the Genus Potos. Did You Know? ———————————- The Kinkajou […]
The oldest living kinkajou (Potos flavus) in captivity is Huggy Bear, who turned 27 years 6 months old in January 2004 and belongs to Sonja Pedersen (USA) of Holiday, Florida, USA.
Excerpt from: news.nationalgeographic.com/news June 13, 2006—Perhaps not since the Cowardly Lion has an animal’s appearance been so at odds with its attitude. On June 4 a black bear wandered into a West Milford, New Jersey, back yard, was confronted by a 15-pound (7-kilogram) tabby cat … and fled up a neighbor’s tree. Hissing at the […]
The Black Bear is a largest bear in the world they are mostly found in Canada and Alaska south into Mexico ,the Atlantic and the Pacific. Height and Weight: The black bear is about 1.5 m long. Females weigh between 40 and 180 kg while males weigh between 50 and 400 kg , Cubs usually […]
The Giant Panda is only found in China and Japan due to its large supplie of Bamboo, Pandas Though belonging to the order Carnivora family, the panda has a diet which is 99 percent bamboo. Pandas may eat other foods such as honey, eggs, fish, yams, shrub leaves, oranges, bananas and small insect found on […]