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- noun (Zoöl.) The American black bear. See
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- noun The
American black bear.
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It was necessary to proceed with caution; for though the "musquaw" or brown bear will seldom attack a human being unless first assaulted, our friend, if unceremoniously disturbed at night, would probably not be in
The musquaw hibernates, like other bears of northern regions, and is very particular in selecting a dry cave for his long winter's nap.
The musquaw finds great difficulty at first in satisfying the cravings of his appetite.
Several species of the bear tribe inhabit America; the two most numerous of which are the black bear, or musquaw, and the far-famed ferocious grizzly bear of the Rocky Mountains.