Researchers spot a ‘golden’ bear while studying endangered spectacled bears in Peru

Source: Science Daily

The number of spectacled bears in Peru might be larger than suspected, a new study suggests. A team of researchers studied the population of the endangered species in Northern Peru. By identifying individuals through facial patterns, they were able to estimate the population density in the area and identify an unknown hotspot. Intriguingly, the researchers also observed the first ‘golden’ bear.

https://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2021/08/210823110328.htm