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Sun Bears Love Durian!


Offbeat  (tags: animals, sun bears, durian fruit, eating habits )

Yrna
- 3351 days ago - sunbears.wildlifedirect.org
"Durian" is an unfamiliar word in western world. However, durian is well known by both human and wildlife in Southeast Asia. The name Durian derives from the Malay word "duri" meaning "thorn", is the king of fruits in this tropical region.



   

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Vivien G (153)
Wednesday May 12, 2010, 2:13 pm
Noted. Thank you Yma. They really enjoed it.
 

linda b (186)
Friday May 14, 2010, 4:39 pm
Not only do they enjoy the fruits, but secure the trees survival by spreading their seed.Thanks for sharing Yrna.
 

pam w (139)
Friday May 14, 2010, 5:50 pm
Durian has the most disgusting smell you can imagine! It's the only food I ever put into my mouth and IMMEDIATELY spat out onto the table. Sun bears must have dreadful breath! Orangutans love them, too.
 
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