Open daily, 10am–5pm, Free

419 Great King Street Dunedin, New Zealand

From Monday 27 November – Friday 1 December, the Tūhura Science Centre and Tropical Forest will be closed for maintenance. 
We strive to produce the best experience 
for our visitors and this will allow us to make our Science Centre better for years to come.

Sloth bear, Melursus ursinus, VT2414

Physical Description

Specimen is mounted on a wooden base in natural standing position. Head and tail are held in line with the body. Body and legs are black/dark brown. Head is black/light brown. Projecting nails are brown in colour. Eyes and nose are black. Thick layer of fur in the whole body, more prominent in the ear region.


Maximum dimensions (H x W x D): 900 x 1600 x 580mm

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