Definition of spectacled bear in English:

spectacled bear

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noun

  • A South American bear with a black or dark brown coat and white markings around the eyes.
    • Tremarctos ornatus, family Ursidae
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    • Rhinos, giraffes, spectacled bears, baboons, monkeys, cheetahs and lions have large enclosures in which to roam around, while other creatures, such as ring-tailed lemurs, run wild.
    • Since the early 1990s, researchers have been applying the technique to spectacled bears, cougars, foxes, pine martens, chimpanzees, gorillas, and many other species.
    • Its only living relative is the spectacled bear of South America.

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