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The reappearance of the Syrian Brown Bear in Lebanon

  By Fouad Itani  The Syrian brown bear (Ursus arctos syriacus) is the smallest subspecies of brown bears from the Ursidae family. It is native to the Middle East and the Caucasus and it is the only species of bears to have occurred in Lebanon. It has a stocky round build with long grey-brown fur. It has an average size …

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Dalmatian Pelican

The Dalmatian Pelican is a migratory soaring bird that is listed as “vulnerable” as per the IUCN Red-list. It breeds in Eastern Europe and east central Asia, and the current population estimates ranges between 10,000-20,000 individuals. During the 19th and the 20th century, the population of the Dalmatian Pelican has decreased dramatically due to destruction of habitats, illegal shooting, pollution, …

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