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Sloth bears are very agile climbing large trees with ease and moving quickly around their environment, even though they can weigh between 200-400 pounds. Using long, curved thick claws and a large snout, they dig into deteriorating logs, blow the dust away and then suck up termites like a vacuum cleaner. With a hollow […]
From our playful sloth bears to South America's largest bear, the Andean bear, encounter some of the world's most magnificent bears.
The Only Bear Species Native to South America

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Sloth bear cubs in the yard at Bear Country in Philadelphia Zoo
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