(Helarctos malayanus malayanus)
IUCN : VULNERABLE
Nom français : Ours malais
Status in captivity : Not very common in captivity but shown in some zoos around USA and Europe with nominate subspecies mostly kept in European zoos and Bornean subspecies kept only in USA outside Asia. In Asia, the nominate subspecies is seen in several zoos from China to Malaysia where it breeds very rarely.
Remarks : A pair lives in a medium-sized enclosure located in the lower part of the zoo. Many specimens are kept backstage in awful conditions.