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 Bears: male Palu