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Related to Ursidae: Odobenidae, Phocidae, Mephitidae
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Noun1.Ursidae - bears and extinct related formsUrsidae - bears and extinct related forms  
mammal family - a family of mammals
Carnivora, order Carnivora - cats; lions; tigers; panthers; dogs; wolves; jackals; bears; raccoons; skunks; and members of the suborder Pinnipedia
bear - massive plantigrade carnivorous or omnivorous mammals with long shaggy coats and strong claws
genus Ursus, Ursus - type genus of Ursidae: brown bears; in some classifications genus Ursus includes all bears
Euarctos, genus Euarctos - American black bears; in some classifications not a separate genus from Ursus
genus Selenarctos, Selenarctos - Asiatic black bears; in some classifications not a separate genus from Ursus
genus Thalarctos, Thalarctos - polar bears; in some classifications not a separate genus from Ursus
genus Melursus, Melursus - sloth bears; in some classifications not a separate genus from Ursus
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In captive and free-ranging populations of bears (family: ursidae): pp 1-205.
We're talking mostly about cats, canines, and bears: families Felidae, Canidae, and Ursidae. All vary greatly in size.
Bears (Ursidae) are less well researched taphonomically but are knmvn scavengers and thc:refore are potential dispersers (Carson et al.
1963: Delayed implantation in the Ursidae, with particular reference to the black bear.
A fund that has done relatively well--that is, limiting losses--during the bear markets of 2000-2002 and 2008-2009 may be a fund that could do the same in the bear market of 2018 or 2019, or whenever the Ursidae family comes out of hibernation.
Algunos detalles que llaman la atencion: y es que ciertamente se trata de un 'oso verdadero' (Clase: Mammalia; Orden: Carnivora; Familia: Ursidae; Subfamilia: Tremarctinae; Genero: Tremarctos Gervais; Especie: Tremarctos ornatus), ello segun su clasificacion taxonomica.
Soibelzon, "Revision sistematica de los tremarctinae (Carnivora, Ursidae) foasiles de Amearica del Sur," Revista del Museo Argentino de Ciencias Naturales, vol.
The skulls have also been used in comparative studies with other bear species, investigating behavioural differences or evolutionary adaptations within the Ursidae, such as the evolutionary implications of bite mechanics and feeding ecology in bears (Christiansen, 2007).
Our study, among others including work on polar bears (Ursus maritimus; Derocher et al., 2005), indicates that Ursidae is not among the most sexually dimorphic families of mammals.
bunkeri, Oryzomys nelsoni y Peromyscus pembertoni (Cricetidae) y la foca monje del Caribe Monachus tropicalis (Phocidae: Carnivora), a una especie probablemente extinta, la rata canguro de San Quintin Dipodomys gravipes (Rodentia: Heteromyidae), y a dos especies erradicadas, el lobo Canis lupus (Canidae: Carnivora) y el oso pardo Ursus arctos (Ursidae: Carnivora).
Activity pattern of Sloth Bear Melursus ursinus (Mammalia: Ursidae) in Mudumalai Tiger Reserve, Western Ghats, India, Journal of Threatened Taxa, 5(5): 3989-3992, 2013.
Asimismo, la prueba diagnostica empleada en el presente caso no ha sido especificamente validada en hurones criados en cautiverio, aunque ha sido previamente empleada en primates no humanos (Familias Cebidae, Aotidae, Atelidae, Pitheciidae, Homonidae y Cercophiteciidae), carnivoros (Familias Felidae, Ursidae, Mustelidae y Procyonidae) y artiodactilos (Familia Bovidae) (Munoz et al., 2005; Esteves et al., 2013; Navarro et al, 2015).