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Ursus arctos horribilis


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Art & Architecture Thesaurus

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Ursus arctos horribilis

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Members of a subspecies of brown bear native to the mountainous districts of western North America, characterized by their massive size, humped shoulders, elevated forehead that contributes to a somewhat concave profile, and fur that is brownish to buff in color with hairs that are typically silver- or pale-tipped, giving them the grizzled (hair sprinkled with gray) appearance for which they are named.

Variations

grizzly bears

grizzly bear

grizzlies

silvertip bears

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