Grizzly bear

subspecies of mammal

The grizzly bear (Ursus arctos horribilis), also known as the North American brown bear or simply grizzly, is a large population or subspecies[1] of the brown bear inhabiting North America.

Grizzly bear
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Binomial name
Ursus arctos
(Linnaeus, 1758)
Subspecies included
  • U. a. horribilis

Ursus arctos horribilis map.svg
Historic and present range

ReferencesEdit

  1. Rausch, Robert (1953). "On the status of some arctic animals". Arctic. 6 (2): 91–148. doi:10.14430/arctic3870.