grizzly


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Synonyms for grizzly

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

showing characteristics of age, especially having grey or white hair

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In straying among the thickets they had beheld tracks of grizzly bears in every direction, doubtless attracted thither by the fruit.
The grizzly bear is the only really formidable quadruped of our continent.
At the time we are treating of, the grizzly bear was still frequent on the Missouri and in the lower country, but, like some of the broken tribes of the prairie, he has gradually fallen back before his enemies, and is now chiefly to be found in the upland regions, in rugged fastnesses like those of the Black Hills and the Rocky Mountains.
The hunter of the grizzly bear, however, must be an experienced hand, and know where to aim at a vital part; for of all quadrupeds, he is the most difficult to be killed.
That the dangers apprehended from the grizzly bear, at this night encampment, were not imaginary, was proved on the following morning.
While on this theme we will add another anecdote of an adventure with a grizzly bear, told of John Day, the Kentucky hunter, but which happened at a different period of the expedition.
Now, where the huge grizzly bear came from that night was long a mystery, while the people of the Springs Brothers' Circus, showing at Sausalito, searched long and vainly for "Big Ben, the Biggest Grizzly in Captivity." But Big Ben escaped, and, out of the mazes of half a thousand bungalows and country estates, selected the grounds of James J.
Whirling, the grizzly caught a hound with a wide sweeping cuff that sent the brute, its ribs caved in and its back broken, hurtling twenty feet.
He had often prided himself on his skill and success in coping with the grizzly bear, that terror of the hunters.
"The wells are to the right, my brothers," said one, a hard-lipped, clean-shaven man with grizzly hair.
"More humanised than the grizzly hear, or the panther of the Rocky Mountains; unless the beaver, which is a wise and knowing animal, may be so reckoned.
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Protect Bears." Others carried "Save the Yellowstone Grizzly" signs.
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