Bears are the mammals belonging to the category of “Carnivora” which also include wolf, lions, tigers, leopards and other 280 species. Bears have presence all across the globe including even Antarctica. The scientific family name of the bear is “Ursidae”. Bears are known for their exceptional intelligence, remarkable memory and excellent navigation skills. Unlike other mammals bears are not very social in nature and prefer to live alone.
We know that bears generally avoid human settlements, preferably because of their solitary nature and their habitat which includes broadleaf forests, tropical rainforest, tundra and steppe. They prefer to eat meat, except panda which lives entirely on bamboo.
Let’s find below some of the interesting facts, which I am sure would enhance your knowledge and make your understanding better about the bear as one of the most beautiful mammal.
Ten Lines on Bear in English
We have provided ten lines on bear in English for enhancing your knowledge about one of the most amazing creatures on this planet earth. Further you can add these 10 points in your essay and paragraph writing in class or any competition or in any exam.
10 Lines on Bear - Set 1
- There are almost 8 species of bears around the globe .They are North American black bear, Asiatic black bear, brown bear, panda, polar bear, sloth bear, spectacled bear and sun bear.
- Brown bear is the most common bear, spread across the globe.
- Lifespan of a bear may vary from species to species. Giant panda can live up to 20 years; however, black bear has the lifespan of 30 to 34 years.
- The female bear gives birth to 1 to 4 cubs and the surviving cubs would remain with the mother for 2 to 4 years.
- Bears have very profound sense of smell and hearing. They also have wonderful eyesight.
- Polar bears are considered to have the warmest fur among all the species of bears across the globe which helps them to fight cold.
- Largest species of bear is the polar bear (10 feet and 700 kg) and the smallest one is sun bear (50 inches and 65 kg).
- Many of the species of bears are omnivorous; eating insects, leaves, roots, fresh meat and berries. Polar bears are carnivorous in nature eating seals. Panda is herbivorous.
- Bears have long, straight claws to climb and can run faster than humans.
- In many cultures bears are considered as symbol of love and strength.
We have provided another set of 10 lines on Bears (facts about Bear) so that you can use these interesting and knowledgeable lines in your assignment, speech, presentation or any other competition in your school. Parents can also use these points for their kids and children because the language used here is very easy and simple to comprehend.
10 Lines on Bear - Set 2
- Bears are considered to be very emotional animals. Cubs will start crying if they are separated from their mother bears.
- Bears care for family members a lot and mother bears can risk their own life for saving cubs form danger.
- Bears hibernate during winter. Bears at higher altitude get into the state of hibernation with reduced heart rates and metabolism due to scarcity of food.
- Bears communicate through large vocal sounds like groans, roars, growls or barks.
- Except humans and tigers which usually attack only bear cubs; bears don’t have threat from any natural predator.
- Bears are dying due to hepatitis and many other infections because their bodies are susceptible to many parasites and pathogens.
- Bears are hunted and poached for their meat and furs. They are also being kept in captivity for entertainment by humans for ex they are trained to dance.
- In some mythologies like Korean and Chinese, bear is worshiped as symbol of god.
- Many popular cartoon characters are bears- like Winnie the Pooh, Yogi Bear.
- Six bear species out of eight have been considered as the most vulnerable and endangered species by International Union for Conservation of Nature.
In today’s world, bears are facing constant threats from humans on their lives, because of the two major reasons- encroachment of wild habitats for farming and illegal trade of body parts like furs and meat after hunting or poaching. Bears are becoming more aggressive in poor rural areas and are coming directly in to conflict with the humans, sometimes attacking and causing injuries.
Many wild life conservation laws have been implemented all around the globe in order to protect the habitat of bears. Perception of people towards bears is also very friendly and positive as bears have symbolic meaning too in various cultures, but still a lot needs to be done in order to protect these most attractive and wonderful species of the planet earth.