Spectacled Bear

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Spectacled bears are the largest land carnivore and second largest terrestrial mammal in South America, after the lowland tapir.

Spectacled bears are the largest land carnivore and second largest terrestrial mammal in South America, after the lowland tapir.

Andean bears average 60-115 kilograms, (132-254pounds,) but can range from 35-200 kilograms, or 77-441 pounds. They range from 1.2-2 meters, (3.9-6.6 feet,) in length and their shoulders stand at 70-90 centimeters, (2.3-3 feet.)eru.

Sources: (Fenner, 2012; Fernando del Moral; LaFee, 2009; Macdonald, 2001; Naranjo & Hernández; Nowak, 1999; Servheen, Herrero, & Peyton, 1999; Wikimedia Foundation, 2018)
Image: Tambako the Jaguar

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