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bear

(bâr)
n.
a. Any of various usually omnivorous mammals of the family Ursidae that have a shaggy coat and a short tail and walk with the entire lower surface of the foot touching the ground.
b. Any of various other animals, such as the koala, that resemble a true bear.
(1) A subculture in gay/bisexual male communities with events, codes and culture-specific identity that hinge around a hypermasculine identity
(2) A member of a subculture of gay/bisexual males who is hairy and often bearded. Some bears have embraced transgendered as well as non-gendered individuals
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Mots cles : ours polaire; Ursus maritimus; grizzli; Ursus arctos; hybride; microsatellites; Extreme-Arctique; Territoires du Nord-Ouest; detroit du Vicomte de Melville
This team is composed of researchers that have a mandate to study grizzly bear Ursus arctos population trends, determine their use of habitats, and examine land management policies in relation to preserving the grizzly bear in the Yellowstone Ecosystem, and representatives of the relevant federal and state agencies that have the management responsibility.
Licanin, "Brown bear (Ursus arctos L.) damages at forest stands in Central Bosnia Canton," in Works of Faculty of Forestry University of Sarajevo, vol.
Acknowledgements.--We thank D Tinker, J Kent, R Lind, T Carmack, W Artz, and P Tickner for providing records, photographs, and video of Lynx observations, and M Cason for assistance with archiving records in Arctos.
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.
The brown bear (Ursus arctos) is the most widely distributed bear in the world.
As the northern latitudes warm, its distant cousin the brown or grizzly bear (Ursus arctos) is moving farther north and occasionally interbreeding with the polar bear (U.
The whole is a collaboration between an author and a designer, with support from the University of Tromso and Arctos Research Network.
Despite this broad range of habitats, they are generally fond of treed areas, especially when found with grizzly bears (Ursus arctos) (Herrero 1972), and this is mirrored in their California distribution (Brown et al.
Specimen records for both collections are available via Arctos (http://arctos.database.museum/).
For years Fortune's 4,000-hectare Arctos Anthracite Project has generated opposition and controversy amongst the Tahltan.