Ursus arctos

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Noun1.Ursus arctos - large ferocious bear of EurasiaUrsus arctos - large ferocious bear of Eurasia  
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
Syrian bear, Ursus arctos syriacus - yellowish-grey Syrian brown bear
grizzly, grizzly bear, silvertip, silver-tip, Ursus arctos horribilis, Ursus horribilis - powerful brownish-yellow bear of the uplands of western North America
Alaskan brown bear, Kodiak bear, Ursus arctos middendorffi, Ursus middendorffi, Kodiak - brown bear of coastal Alaska and British Columbia
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Today, the Himalayan brown bear -- Ursus arctos isabellinus -- is listed as "critically endangered" on the International Union for the Conservation of Nature's Red List.
Here, we investigate patterns in human-caused mortality in a large mammal, the brown bear Ursus arctos, in a hunted population in Sweden.
By what name is the North American creature Ursus arctos horribilis better known?
Trying to capture that effect in a small quote is difficult, but, as an example, here are a few lines from "We Were in the World," a prose poem: "Once, some alphabet believers, glass purveyors, Ursus Arctos killers, sent all bailiwick on cursed course far faster gyration backspin, billing intrinsic angular momentum--boson melts.
Matti and Stina, who run Lapland Canoe Central in Jokkmokk, just north of the Arctic Circle, tell me they've seen the ursus arctos fleetingly from the car.
concinna) Ursus americanus Pseudemys peninsularis USA Ursus americanus Apalone ferox USA Ursus arctos Testudo hermanni and others northern Greece Ursus arctos Unspecified western Greece Bear species Citation Helarctos malayanus Wong et al.
Size varies depending on food, genetics and length of the hibernation period, but they are all species Ursus arctos, with numerous subspecies accepted and others questioned.
14 Which well-known subspecies of animal goes by the scientific name of Ursus arctos middendorffii?
Department of Fish and Wildlife's grizzly sow and her cubs, ursus arctos horribilis.
Nevertheless, the scientific name Ursus arctos is still applied today to the California grizzly along with the extant populations of Alaskan brown bears and grizzly bears that survive in other parts of the United States.