Apennine brown bear (Ursus arctos marsicanus)

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Apennine brown bear fact file

Apennine brown bear description

KingdomAnimalia
PhylumChordata
ClassMammalia
OrderCarnivora
FamilyUrsidae
GenusUrsus (1)

Information on the Apennine brown bear is currently being researched and written and will appear here shortly.

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 (2).

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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

© A. Cambone, R. Isotti / Homo ambiens

Homo ambiens
Via Calabria
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Rome
Italy
Tel: +39 (06) 983 58 400
Fax: +39 (06) 892 80 649
wildlife@homoambiens.com
http://www.homoambiens.com

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