Saturday, September 26, 2015

Mysore Zoo - Sloth Bear

Mysore Zoo is the most popular zoo at Mysore in India. There are various wild animals and birds at the zoo. One among them is Sloth Bear.



They have a lankier built with shaggy coats that form a mane around the face. Their muzzles are thick and long, with small jaws and bulbous snouts with wide nostrils.


   
This bear is a insectivorous bear feed on termites, honeybee colonies, and fruits. They are mostly seen in India and Sri Lanka.

18 comments:

Ela said...

Oh, they are SO beautiful !!!!
Gorgeous shots !!
Happy weekend !

Joyful said...

Great photos Rajesh. I've never seen a sloth bear. They look very healthy. Have a wonderful weekend.

Gattina said...

They look so cute, but certainly are not :) !

Fun60 said...

I wonder if it moves a bit quicker than a sloth!

Vineeta Yashswi said...

Nice...

Jeevan said...

Been ages seen a bear lively! Every time I see photos from Mysore zoo the intention to be there increases. Nice shots

Terri @ Coloring Outside the Lines said...

I don't think I have ever heard of a sloth bear. How neat that you can see them. Have a great day!

sandyland said...

wow got to research this guy thanks

Al said...

They do look big and lazy. We have lots of bears in the wild around here, but not this type.

TexWisGirl said...

how neat! their shaggy coat is something else!

Cloudia said...

Hello Fellow!






ALOHA
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Christian Weiß said...

Beautiful bears, want to see them in the wild.

ifthethunderdontgetya™³²®© said...

Cool bears, I've only read about them in magazines before.
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Gunilla Bäck said...

Lovely bears! I've never seen a bear in the wild.

Breathtaking said...

Hello!:) I have never heard of a sloth bear, before seeing one in your post. They are beautiful creatures.

Mama Zen said...

How cute!

Abhijit Ray said...

Nice click. Why is it called a sloth bear?

Easwar Arumugam said...

Nice capture