|N a m e||:||Ursus arctos pruinosus – Tibetan Blue Bear|
Western China and Tibet
This is a moderately-sized subspecies with long and shaggy fur. Both dark and light variants are encountered, with intermediate colors predominating. The fur around the neck is light, and forms a "collar". The skull is distinguished its relatively flattened choanae, an arch-like curve of the molar row and large teeth.