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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

bear

see ursus, brunus edwardii and koala. Species of less legitimate lineage include Pooh, Paddington and Brideshead bears.
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The Company's environmental field programs at the Arctos Project were disrupted by protestors and special interest groups in 2013 and the Company agreed to a request from the British Columbia Government to withdraw from the area to allow it to negotiate the Klappan Strategic Initiative with the Tahltan First Nation.
The grizzly bear, Ursus arctos horribilis, was once common throughout most of Colorado.
He concluded that the bears all belonged to one species, Ursus arctos, and that there were two subspecies, U.
This forward-looking information includes statements with respect to, among other things, the anticipated completion of the acquisition of 100% of the RSM using the proceeds from the anticipated production pre-pay facility from Lascaux described herein, the proposed increase in the production rate at the RSM, the potential to identify additional resources in the area of the RSM and the proposed development of the NICO and Arctos projects.
explorers encountered grizzly bears (Ursus arctos horribilis) (3) along
However, the New Jersey specimen has several fresh, sheathed feathers growing in on the rump that are strikingly darker (chestnut) than the existing, pale orange-cinnamon rump feathers (photograph at http:// arctos.
Ameta-analysis of moose density in relation to carnivore species diversity indicates that extant carnivores (2 species of bears [Ursus arctos and Ursus americana], the gray wolf, and hunting humans) provide an important degree of population limitation (Peterson et al.
The most recently recovered species include the (West) Virginia northern flying squirrel (Glaucomys sabrinus fuscus), certain populations of the bald eagle (Haliaeetus leucocephalus), and the Yellowstone Distinct Population Segment of the grizzly bear (Ursus arctos horribilis).
You wanted a grizzly, or better yet, a big coastal brownie, Ursus arctos.
arctos, brown bear x -- -- Procyonidae Bassariscus astutus, ringtail x -- -- Procycon lotor, raccoon x -- -- Mustelidae Gulo gulo, wolverine x -- -- Lontra canadensis, river otter x -- -- Martes americanus, marten x -- -- M.
The North Pole was associated with the Bear Constellation - or arctos in Greek - so the opposing south became the "anti-arctos".
Well, yeah, kid, strictly speaking it is just a guy in a bear suit, not a real specimen of Ursus arctos horribilis, the American grizzly.