Syrian brown bear

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The Syrian brown bear (Ursus arctos syriacus or Ursus arctos arctos)[2] is a relatively small subspecies of brown bear native to the Middle East and the Caucasus mountain range.[3]

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Syrian brown bear
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Mammalia
Order: Carnivora
Family: Ursidae
Genus: Ursus
Species:
Subspecies:
U. a. syriacus
Trinomial name
Ursus arctos syriacus
Historical Distribution
Synonyms

caucasicus Smirnov, 1919
dinniki Smirnov, 1919
lasistanicus Satunin, 1913
meridionalis Middendorff, 1851
persicus Lönnberg, 1925
schmitzi Matschie, 1917
smirnovi Lönnberg, 1925

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