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Indian black bear fast facts provide information about the species. Check out interesting facts about Indian Asiatic black bears.

Black Bear Facts

Indian black bear is a close cousin of the African black bear. Scientifically known as Ursus thibetanus, it is found mainly in the upper subtropical and lower moist temperate zones. Presently, the Asiatic black bear of India is considered to be a very vulnerable species and is counted amongst the World Conservation Union's (IUCN's) Red List of Threatened Animals. They have a lifespan of around 25 years and are omnivorous. This article is intended to provide you more such interesting facts and other information about the Asiatic black bears. Read on to know Indian black bears fast facts.

Kingdom: Animalia
Scientific Name: Ursus thibetanus
Family: Ursidae
Class: Mammalia
Species: Americanus
Length: 4 feet to 7 feet
Height: 2 feet to 3 feet
Weight: Males: 220 pounds to 480 pounds
Females: 110 pounds to 275 pounds
Status: Lists on the World Conservation Union's (IUCN's) Red List of Threatened Animals
Habitat: Temperate mountain forests and brushy areas
Age of Maturity: 3 years to 4 years
Lifespan: Around 25 years
Diet: Omnivorous
Mating Season: Late-May to early-July
Number of Cubs: Two