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Sloth bear

Melursus ursinus


Though they are supposed to be nocturnal, the sloth bears at New Delhi Zoo were very active and fighting on the day I visited. Thankfully, the fight was not ferocious nor long. The bear has a shaggy coat and a droopy bottom lip which make them look almost cuddly.

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New Delhi, Delhi, India

Lat: 28.61, Long: 77.22

Spotted on Oct 23, 2012
Submitted on Feb 26, 2013

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