Cholita the Andean Spectacled Bear is a surviving victim of the circus industry. This bear spent over a decade living in a small, defunct circus in Peru.
bear unit study. another celebrated dancing bear. five in a row. homeschooling
Marine Iguana at Fernandina Island, Galápagos Islands, Ecuador - is found only on the Galápagos Islands that has the ability, unique among modern lizards, to forage in the sea, making it a marine reptile. The iguana can dive over 9 m into the water. It has spread to all the islands in the archipelago, and is sometimes called the Galápagos marine iguana. It mainly lives on the rocky Galápagos shore to warm from the cold water, but can also be spotted in marshes and mangroves.
Spectacled bears are also known as Andean bears. They're native to South America & are in fact the only bears found there. They grow to an average standing height of 6'. The spectacled bears are generally black but sometimes brown or reddish brown in color with patches under their necks or encircling their eyes. The males can weigh up to 440 lbs & the females can weigh up to 181 lbs. Their snout is shorter than most bears. Out of many, they're the only remaining short faced bear species.
Fox in Îles-de-Boucherville National Park near Montreal, Canada... Doesn't this sly fellow look like he's having a good laugh? Probably just got done raiding a chicken coop...
Giant panda at Bifengxia Panda Base in Ya’an, China The giant panda, also known as panda bear or simply panda, is a bear native to south central China. It is easily recognized by the large, distinctive black patches around its eyes, over the ears, and across its round body.
This endangered spectacled bear had a brush with poachers before finding safe haven at a zoo.