When it comes to bears, there are a number of species of bears that are prevailing on the face of earth. The top species of bears are:
Polar Bear: One of the most popular species of bears is that living in the Arctic Circle. It comprises the white-furred creatures that live on sea ice. These are among the largest bears and even carnivore mammals in the world.
Brown Bear: Scientifically named as Ursus Arctos, the brown bear has a number of subspecies like Atlas bear, Grizzly bear, Gobi bear, Kodiak bear, Blue bear, Bergman’s bear, etc. They are identified by their color which ranges from almost black to dark brown and even to many shades lighter at blonde.
American Black Bear: The America black bears are medium-sized bears that are generally found in North America. They also have a number subspecies like Cinnamon bear, Glacier bear, Louisiana black bear, Florida black bear, Newfoundland black bear, etc. These bears are the friendliest of all.
Asian Black Bear: The next types of bear species is the Asian black bear which is also known as the white-chested bear or moon bear. They are native to Asia and have subspecies like Himalayan black bear, Pakistan black bear, Japanese black bear, Formosan black bear, etc.
Panda: One of the cutest bears of all is the panda bear. Found usually in South Central China, the panda bear has distinctive black patches around the eye and a round black circle around the body. It is a rare and endangered species.
Sloth Bear: The sloth bear has two subspecies only and they are the Indian sloth bear and the Sri Lankan sloth bear. They are distinguished by a white U-shape marking on their chest. They are smaller in size than other bear species.
Sun Bear: Scientifically known as Ursus Malayanus, the Sun bear is the smallest of all the bear species. They are typically found in the Southeast parts of Asia. They have a sweet tooth for honey and are also called honey bear for the same reason.