Interesting things about bears and dogs

INTERESTING THINGS ABOUT BEARS AND DOGS

Bears

Bears are carnivoran mammals of the family Ursidae. They are classified as caniforms, or doglike carnivorans.

Bears produce a number of vocal and non-vocal sounds. Tongue-clicking, grunting or chuffing many be made in cordial situations, such as between mothers and cubs or courting couples, while moaning, huffing, sorting or blowing air is made when an individual is stressed Bears may mark territory by rubbing against trees and other objects which may serve to spread their scent. This is usually accompanied by clawing and biting the object.

Bears use shelters, such as caves and logs, as their dens; most species occupy their dens during the winter for a long period of hibernation, up to 100 days.

 

 

 

 

Dogs

Dogs: the adorable domestic pet beloved by millions.

The dog is one of the most popular pets in the world — it is, of course, commonly referred to as “man’s best friend.”

They are also often employed as service animals and emotional support animals.

Dogs are highly variable in height and weight.

The smallest known adult dog was a Yorkshire Terrier, that stood only 6.3 cm (2.5 in) at the shoulder, 9.5 cm (3.7 in) in length along the head-and-body, and weighed only 113 grams (4.0 oz).

The largest known dog was an English Mastiff which weighed 155.6 kg (343 lb) and was 250 cm (98 in) from the snout to the tail. The tallest dog is a Great Danethat stands 106.7 cm (42.0 in) at the shoulder.

 

 

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