Lifespan: 25 years
Size: 1.2-1.5m tall and 70cm wide at shoulder
- Mary was only the second Sun Bear to be born in Australia and is named after Free the Bears Founder, Mary Hutton.
- Mr Hobbs’ name was from the movie “Mr. Hobbs takes a Vacation” starring James Stewart.
- Their sleek, black coat is short to avoid overheating in the tropical weather
- Other names used include Honey Bear, Dog-Face Bear and Malay Bear
- Their 25cm long tongue is perfect for licking up insects and wild honey from tree hollows.