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Bear cuscus

(Ailurops ursinus)

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Description

It measures approximately 1.20 m (body size: between 56 and 61 cm,tail size: between 54 and 58 cm) for a weight between 7 kg and 10 kg.Its gray,black or brown coat is lighter in the belly and extremities.its long prehensile tail is devoid of hair.It is very poorly known: only 4 zoos in Europe have,the Wroclaw Zoo (Poland),Pairi Daiza Zoo (Belgium) and the Zlin-Lesna Zoo (Czech Republic) (the male of the Arrow Zoo ( France) is running in 2017 to "participate in a breeding program run by the Wroclaw Zoo in Poland"

Taxonomic tree:

Domain:
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum:
Class: Mammalia
Order:Diprotodontia
Family:Phalangeridae
Genus:Ailurops
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