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Andean Bears

Tremarctos ornatus


A pair of Andean Bears (also called Spectacled Bears) at Durrell in Jersey.


The noise you can hear in the video is running water, these bears are surrounded by a sort-of moat. (video coming soon)

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Carolina 9 years ago

No Dan, not yet. Andean bears live in a protected area near the paramo zone of the Nevado del Ruiz (volcano). But I would love to spot them, maybe next year I'll be able to do it.

dandoucette 9 years ago

Have you spotted them Carolina? I know they are extremely elusive. I saw evidence of them feeding on plants above the cloudforest in Ecuador but no sightings.

Carolina 9 years ago

I live near Andean bears!

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Jersey, Jersey

Spotted on Aug 9, 2011
Submitted on Aug 13, 2011


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