Japanese black bear

Japanese black bear

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Ursus thibetanus japonicus

The Japanese black bear is a subspecies of the Asian black bear that lives on three main islands of Japan: Honshu, Shikoku and Kyushu. There are said to be 10,000 black bears in Japan. The population of black bears on Shikoku and Kyushu may be endangered or extinct. There is a high price on bear parts in the black market, which threatens all bear populations in Japan. This particular species of bear are typically smaller with males only reaching 60–120 kilograms and females only weighing about 40–100 kilograms . Their body length is about 120–140 centimetres long.

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References

1. Japanese black bear Wikipedia article - https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Japanese_black_bear

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