Ursus horribilis


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Noun1.Ursus horribilis - powerful brownish-yellow bear of the uplands of western North AmericaUrsus 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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The enigmatic grizzly bear, Ursus horribilis, is in for increased protection in an initiative that involves more than a dozen national forests, four national parks (including Yellowstone and Glacier), and 14 designated Forest Service Wildernesses in Washington, Idaho, Montana, and Wyoming.
To add insult to injury, I passed up a pair of possible Boone & Crockett black bears in hopes of catching up with a prime example of ursus horribilis.
Six months later, the bundle of fur is a miniature version of North America's most feared animal, Ursus horribilis. A grizzly.
At that time, a fitting name would have been Ursus horribilis, for never did a dog look more like a grizzly bear.
When you see it sitting on the trailer and measure up the physical size of the machine, Yamaha's 2011 Grizzly 450 looks a little more black bear than ursus horribilis, it's true.