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What Are Bears?

/ Post by Katie Billing Most of us know of grizzly bears, pandas and polar bears, but what makes all of these animals “bears?” Bears fall in the family Ursidae, which contains 8 species in 5 genera including Ursus, Tremarctos, Melursus, Helarctos, and Ailuropoda. This family includes our beloved black bear, brown bear, polar bear,