Scientific Name: Helarctos malayanus euryspilus
Found In: Bangladesh, Cambodia, China, India, and other Southeast Asian countries
Size: Adults are about 47-59 inches long and weigh 60-176 pounds.
Diet: Omnivore: Termites, ants, beetle larvae, bee larvae and honey, variety of fruit species, especially figs.
Threat Level: Vulnerable- Two major threats to sun bears are habitat loss and commercial hunting
Facts: Sun Bears have a long tongue, perfect for reaching their favorite food – honey.
Virginia Zoo Sun Bear: male Palu