Ursus arctos horribilis


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Related to Ursus arctos horribilis: Kodiak bear, California grizzly bear
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Noun1.Ursus arctos horribilis - powerful brownish-yellow bear of the uplands of western North AmericaUrsus arctos horribilis - powerful brownish-yellow bear of the uplands of western North America
brown bear, Ursus arctos, bruin - large ferocious bear of Eurasia
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Searching for a black bear with a bullet hole in it is bad enough, but tracking a big northern bear of the Ursus arctos horribilis variety is downright dangerous.
Known endearingly by many wildlife biologists as the "Class of '67," this group included many iconic species such as the grizzly bear (Ursus arctos horribilis), California condor (Gymnogyps californianus), whooping crane (Grus americana), and bald eagle (Haliaeetus leucocephalus), which was successfully recovered and removed from the endangered species list in 2007.
A grizzly bear catching salmon (Ursus arctos horribilis) in Brooks river, Katmai National Park, Alaska, USA.