Quick Answer: What kind of bears are in India?

Three species of bear occur in northeast India including the Asiatic black bear, the sloth bear and the sun bear.

Are pandas in India?

The red panda is a small arboreal mammal found in the forests of India, Nepal, Bhutan and the northern mountains of Myanmar and southern China. … In India, it is found in Sikkim, western Arunachal Pradesh, Darjeeling district of West Bengal and parts of Meghalaya. It is also the state animal of Sikkim.

Is bear legal in India?

All Indian Bear species are listed under Appendix I in CITES and Schedule I of the Wildlife (Protection) Act, 1972. This provides complete protection to the species from hunting and trade.

Do Sloth Bears eat meat?

Sloth bears are omnivores, which means that they eat plants and meat, like insects. They use those long claws to dig out termites and ants from their nests.

Are sloths bears or monkeys?

Sloths are mammals, but they aren’t primates or marsupials – though the groups do share some similarities.

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