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Term Type

Art & Architecture Thesaurus

Preferred Term

bear

Details

Family containing nine species in six genera, characterized as being large, short-tailed, having stocky legs, a long snout, shaggy hair, and plantigrade paws with five non-retractile claws. Bears are generally omnivorous, but some bears are entirely carnivorous (like the polar bear ) or vegetarian (like the panda).

Variations

Ursidae

bears

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