Wednesday, June 24, 2015

Himalayan brown bear

The Himalayan brown bear (Ursus Arctos Isabellinus), also known as the Himalayan red bear, Isabelline bear, or dzu-teh, is a critically endangered brown bear subspecies native to Northern Afghanistan, Northern Pakistan, Northern India, Nepal, and Tibet. They are extinct in Bhutan and the bears (as the dzu-teh) is thought to be the source of the mythical creature called the yeti or the abominable snowman. It is considered to be a relative of the Tibetan blue bear.

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