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A Sloth Bear momma with super cute cubs riding piggyback.
Haha, Very cool!
Cool Mom and supercute babies..SOTD? Yeh toh hona hee tha! Congratulations.
What a great shot Vipul,congrats on the well deserved SOTD and thanks for sharing
Thanks for visiting us Vipul! We love your spottings. As mentioned by Ava we would love some notes and stories from you. Luckily this one had been pipelined for Spotting of the Day. Congratulations!"Take a ride on a sloth bear in our Spotting of the Day! Sloth bears (Melursus ursinus) are solitary creatures, with the exception of mothers with cubs. Female sloth bears typically give birth to two cubs which they carry on their back until they are about six months old, likely as a precaution against predators. Cubs cling to their mother's shaggy fur even as she is digging a termite nest, running or climbing a tree. Cubs have been observed to always keep the same riding position, with one riding near the neck and the other near the rumps. Found on the Indian subcontinent in a variety of habitats, the sloth bear is classified as Vulnerable on the IUCN Red List and is listed on Appendix I of CITES".Facebook:https://www.facebook.com/projectnoah/pho...Twitter:https://twitter.com/projectnoah/status/1...
Vipul, please add some notes about this spotting so I can nominate it for spotting of the week!
Cool. The strangest looking of all bears. As IUCN Red List has them listed as "vulnerable," it is especially good to see mom out for a walk with the two kids. Thanks for sharing.
Incredible shot Vipul. Thanks for the smile. !!
Spotted on Jun 6, 2017 Submitted on Feb 6, 2019
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