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Apennine brown bear fact file

Apennine brown bear description

Also known as
Marsican brown bear.
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Apennine brown bear status

The Apennine brown bear has not yet been assessed on the IUCN Red List but is considered to be an Endangered subsecies endemic to Italy Authentication

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References

  1. Loy, A., Genov, P., Galfo, M., Jacobone, M.G., and Taglianti, A.V. (2008) Cranial morphometrics of the Apennine brown bear (Ursus arctos marsicanus) and preliminary notes on the relationships with other southern European populations. Italian Journal of Zoology, 75: 67-75
  2. Falcucci, A., Maioranoa, L., Ciuccia, P., Gartonb, E.O. and Boitania, L. (2008) Land-cover change and the future of the Apennine brown bear: a perspective from the past. Journal of Mammalogy 89:1502-1511
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Front profile of Apennine brown bear  
Front profile of Apennine brown bear

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KingdomAnimalia
PhylumChordata
ClassMammalia
OrderCarnivora
FamilyUrsidae
GenusUrsus