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Bears are mammals of the family Ursidae. Bears are classified as caniforms, or doglike carnivorans, with the pinnipeds being their closest living relatives. Although only eight species of bears are extant, they are widespread, appearing in a wide variety ofhabitats throughout the Northern Hemisphere and partially in the Southern Hemisphere. Bears are found on the continents ofNorth AmericaSouth AmericaEurope, and Asia.

Common characteristics of modern bears include large bodies with stocky legs, long snouts, shaggy hair, plantigrade paws with five nonretractile claws, and short tails. While the polar bear is mostly carnivorous, and the giant panda feeds almost entirely onbamboo, the remaining six species are omnivorous with varied diets.