Bear FAQs:


Q: Are bears carnivoran mammals of the family Ursidae?

A: Yes.

Q: Are bears generally diurnal?

A: Yes, and meaning that they are active for the most part during the day, though some species such as the American black bear and the brown bear also forage substantially by night.

Q: Are bears common in the Alpine zone?

A: Yes.

Q: Is a bear restricted to North America?

A: Yes, and the polar bear is restricted to the Arctic Sea.

Q: Is a bear a modern survivor of one of the earliest lineages to diverge during this radiation event?

A: Yes, it took on its peculiar morphology, related to its diet of termites and ants, no later than by the early Pleistocene.

Q: Are bears found on the continents of North America?

A: Yes, and South America, Europe, and Asia.

Q: Are bears much smaller than polar bears?

A: Yes.

Q: Are bears brief, and the only times bears are encountered in small groups are mothers with young or occasional seasonal bounties of rich food?

A: Yes, With their acute sense of smell, bears can locate carcasses from several kilometres away.

Q: Is a bear mostly carnivorous?

A: Yes, and the giant panda feeds almost entirely on bamboo, the remaining six species are omnivorous with varied diets.

Q: Are bears massive?

A: Yes, and providing anchorage for the powerful masseter and temporal jaw muscles.

Q: Are bears nearly identical?

A: Yes, and with each having 74 chromosomes, whereas the giant panda has 42 chromosomes and the spectacled bear 52.

Q: Are bears parasitized by eighty species of parasites?

A: Yes, and including single-celled protozoans and gastro-intestinal worms, and nematodes and flukes in their heart, liver, lungs and bloodstream.

Q: Are bears : 3.1.2–4.23?

A: Yes.

Q: Are bears classified as caniforms?

A: Yes, or doglike carnivorans, with the pinnipeds as their closest living relatives.

Q: Are bears often positive?

A: Yes, as people identify with bears due to their omnivorous diets, ability to stand on two legs, and symbolic importance, and support for bear protection is widespread, at least in more affluent societies.

Q: Is a bear rich in fat and antibodies and cub may suckle for up to a year after they are born?

A: Yes.

Q: Are bears extant?

A: Yes, and they are widespread, appearing in a wide variety of habitats throughout the Northern Hemisphere and partially in the Southern Hemisphere.

Q: Are bears exceptionally good?

A: Yes.

Q: Are bears primarily found in the Northern Hemisphere?

A: Yes, and with one exception, only in Asia, North America, and Europe.

Q: Are bears thought to be kept on farms?

A: Yes, for their bile, in China, Vietnam, and South Korea.

Q: Are bears the most arboreal of the bears?

A: Yes, and also have the shortest claws.

Q: Are bears typically solitary animals?

A: Yes.

Q: Are bears generally bulky and robust animals with short tails?

A: Yes.

Q: Are bears overwhelmingly solitary and are considered to be the most asocial of all the Carnivora?

A: Yes.

Q: Are bears asserted by making a frontal orientation?

A: Yes, and showing the canine teeth, muzzle twisting and neck stretching.

Q: Are bears rare?

A: Yes, but are widely reported.

Q: Are bears still in the process of evolving from a mainly meat-eating diet to a predominantly herbivorous one?

A: Yes.

Q: Is a bear the dangerous totem animal tamed by St?

A: Yes.

Q: Are bears plantigrade?

A: Yes.

Q: Is a bear clearly the oldest species?

A: Yes.

Q: Are bears mostly forest species?

A: Yes.