学 名：Ursus arctos
分 类：食肉目 熊科
Scientific Name：Ursus arctos
English Name：Brown BearCategory：Carnivora Ursidae
Distribution：Northeast and northwest China; Europe, North Africa and Siberia
Habits and Characteristics：Brown Bears from different origins occupy their distinctive habitats, such as plateau, alpine meadows, coastlines, high mountain forests and so on. They tend to be solitary. Usually moving slowly, but they’re capable of moving extremely fast. They mainly feed on plants and also consume insects, bird eggs, fish etc. It’s quite common to see wild bears hibernate. They get ready to mate when they’re 4 or 5 years old. The female gives birth to litter of 2-4 cubs after an 8-month pregnancy. Their potential lifespan is as great as 30 years. They’re second class national protected animals in China.