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Spectacled Bear

Olfaction is the dominant form of communication for spectacled bears.

Spectacled Bear

The spectacled bear’s role in the ecosystem remains largely unstudied, but it plays a role in seed dispersal because of its largely herbivorous diet.

Spectacled Bear

Spectacled Bear (Tremarctos ornatus)

Spectacled Bear

The spectacled bear is the only species of bear native to South America and is known as the “Andean Bear” as it’s almost entirely found in the Andes Mountains.