Ursus thibetanus (G. Cuvier, 1823)



The short coat is glossy black with a distinct V or Y design on the chest formed by long white hairs which fan out from it shoulders. The 5 claws on each foot are short and curved. The head tapers to a pointed snout and the ears are large and conspicuous. Its teeth are weak. Length of head and body up to 170 cm; shoulder height to 90 cm; weight up to 150 kg