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SVÁBIK, K. (rev. 2020d)

MIXED-SPECIES EXHIBITS WITH CARNIVORANS I.
Mixed-species exhibits with Bears (Ursidae).

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Introduction (partim):

This  document purposefully focuses on creating a list of mixed-species  exhibits with family Ursidae,  for  further  and  detailed  information  it  is  worth contacting  the institutions  mentioned  below.  Only  a  short  summary  of  the  general  experiences  is given here. Many of the listed coexistences are still ongoing at present; many of them are not anymore.Within the narrower meaning of the mixed-species exhibits this document deals with seven   species   of   Ursids   with   an   exception   of   the   Giant   Panda   (Ailuropoda melanoleuca).In  the  list  below  you  can  see  which  species  have  been  kept  in  mixed  exhibits  in captivity:

  • Brown Bear, Ursus arctos Linnaeus, 1758
  • Polar Bear, Ursus maritimus Phipps, 1774
  • American Black Bear, Ursus americanus Pallas, 1780
  • Asiatic Black Bear, Ursus thibetanus Cuvier, 1823
  • Sloth Bear, Melursus ursinus Shaw, 1791
  • Sun Bear, Helarctos malayanus Raffles, 1821
  • Andean Bear, Tremarctos ornatus Cuvier, 1825

 

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