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Syrian bear


  • WordNet 3.6
    • n Syrian bear yellowish-grey Syrian brown bear
    • ***


In literature:

The Syrian gypsies, or Nuri, who are seen with bears and monkeys in Cairo, are strangers in the land.
"The Gypsies" by Charles G. Leland
Foxes, wolves and Syrian bears are not infrequently met with, and there is a heavy dew or night mist.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 13, Slice 3" by Various
In the same house there is also an old Syrian Vine, bearing big bunches, but otherwise worth but little.
"A Year in a Lancashire Garden" by Henry Arthur Bright

In news:

The 8-week-old triplets are Syrian brown bear s, one of the most-endangered and rarest bear species in the world.
Animal-curious visitors to this year's Champlain Valley Fair can ogle a new species of display: The Bear Mountain Wildlife Encounter, featuring Syrian brown bears, bills itself as an "educational" exhibit.
However, the facility's permit for the two involved in the mauling lists them as Syrian brown bears, a subspecies of brown bears that are different from grizzlies, said Fish, Wildlife and Parks spokeswoman Andrea Jones.