Researchers spot a ‘golden’ bear while studying endangered spectacled bears in Peru

The golden bear with the uncanny resemblance to Padding

The number of spectacled bears in Peru might be larger than suspected, a new study in Ursus suggests. A team of researchers from Gothenburg University, Martin Luther University Halle-Wittenberg (MLU) and Stony Brook University studied the population of the endangered species in Northern Peru. By identifying individuals through facial patterns, they were able to estimate the population density in the area and identify an unknown hotspot. Intriguingly, the researchers also observed the first “golden” bear… More about the Golden Bear article in the link below…

https://phys.org/news/2021-08-golden-endangered-spectacled-peru.amp

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