Ursidae Poster featuring all 8 species of bear by Daughter Earth (Panda, Moon Bear, Spectacled Bear, Black Bear, Polar Bear, Sloth Bear, Sun Bear, Brown Bear) What about Kodiak and Grizzly Bear? Both are subspecies of Brown Bear. And Koalas? They are Marsupials.
Sun Bear Facts: The Sun Bear is the smallest species of bear in the world and it is also one of the most unique, being the only member of it’s family that has not only adapted to living in the jungle but also leads an exclusively tree-dwelling life. They are found inhabiting the dense, tropical forests of south-east Asia. It also has the shortest fur.
The first official teddy bear in the US is attributed to Brooklyn, NY, shopkeeper Morris Michtom and his wife Rose. This first bear named for President Theodore Roosevelt was donated to the Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History, where it is currently on display. Credit for the first teddy bear must be shared with Richard Steiff and the Steiff Company of Giengen, Germany, who about the same time was producing a jointed stuffed bear.