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Definition of the noun ursus horribilis

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  1. powerful brownish-yellow bear of the uplands of western North America

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Google previewEncyclopedia of Dairy Sciences (2011)

Table 1 Some of the common predators of sheep and goats Common name Latin name Locations Grizzly bear Ursus horribilis North America Black bear Ursus americanus North America European brown bear Ursus arctos Europe African lion ...

Google previewThe New International Encyclopaedia (1918)

by Frank Moore Colby, Talcott Williams

GRIZZLY BEAR (Ursus horribilis). 2. MALAYAN SUN-BEAR (Ursus malayanus). 4. POLAR BEAR (Thalassarctus maritimus). 5. AMERICAN BLACK BEAR (Ursus americanus). 1. COYPU (Myopotamus coypu'!, carrying young. 2. BEAVER ...

Google previewCompton's Pictured Encyclopedia (1922)

To Inspire Ambition, to Stimulate the Imagination, to Provide the Inquiring Mind with Accurate Information Told in an Interesting Style, and Thus Lead Into Broader Fields of Knowledge, Such is the Purpose of this Work by Guy Stanton Ford

Grizzly bear (Ursus horribilis); Alaskan brown bear (Ursus gyas); Polar bear ( Thalassarctos maritimus). The black bear was originally found in all parts of the North ...

Google previewThe Encyclopaedia of Sport: A-Eel (1900)

by Henry Charles Howard Earl of Suffolk and Berkshire

Grizzly Bear ( Ursus horribilis) — Messrs. Lewis and Clark measured a specimen which had attained a length of 9 ft.

Google previewEncyclopedia of Biological Invasions (2011)

by Daniel Simberloff, Marcel Rejmanek

Grizzly bear (ursus horribilis) Originally found in western North America, from Alaska to Mexico, through the Great Plains and Central Valley of California. Frequent encounters with what Lewis and Clark called “white bears” as they slogged ...

Google previewThe Standard Dictionary of Facts (1922)

History, Language, Literature, Biography, Geography, Travel, Art, Government, Politics, Industry, Invention, Commerce, Science, Education, Natural History, Statistics and Miscellany : a Practical Handbook of Ready Reference Based Upon Everyday Needs

The grizzly bear ( Ursus horribilis) is an inhabitant of the Rocky mountains; it is a ferocious animal, sometimes nine feet in length, and has a bulky and unwieldy form, but is nevertheless capable of great rapidity of motion. The extinct cave bear ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Environment and Society (2007)

FIVE-VOLUME SET by Paul Robbins

This diversity of vegetation also supports a diversity of wildlife, including the charismatic megafauna grizzly bear (Ursus horribilis) and mountain goat ( Oreamnus americanus). The park is a focal point for work on global climate change, given ...

Google previewCentury Dictionary and Cyclopedia (1906)

Including Atlas of the World and Cyclopedia of Names

an extended form - —o Grizzly Bear (Ursus horribilis). 490 of the same word. Perhaps ult, = L. ferus, wild, fera, a wild beast: see fierce.] 1. A largé plantigrade, carnivorous or omnivorous ...

Google previewThe Century Dictionary: The Century dictionary (1911)

Grizzly bear, Ursus horribilis, a very large and ferocious bear peculiar to mountainous parts of western North America. It is so called from its usual coloration, a grizzled £ but is very variable in this respect, some individuals being whitish, ...

Google previewThe Century Dictionary (1914)

An Encyclopedic Lexicon of the English Language

Grizzly Bear (Ursus horribilis). as opposed to a bull, “which nor possessed by him at the 490 of the ...

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