The name Atlas bear (Ursus arctos crowtheri) has been applied to an extinct population or populations of the brown bear in Africa. The Cantabrian brown bear likely was introduced to Africa from Spain by the Romans who imported Iberian bears for spectacles

The name Atlas bear (Ursus arctos crowtheri) has been applied to an extinct population or populations of the brown bear in Africa. The Cantabrian brown bear likely was introduced to Africa from Spain by the Romans who imported Iberian bears for spectacles

10 Game Animals that Have Gone Extinct in Modern Times: The Atlas Bear

Deer, Elephants, Bears and Hippos That Have Gone Extinct in Historical Times

Atlas Bear-This extinct subspecies of brown bear was once Africa's only native bear.  The last specimens ever recorded being seen were killed by hunters in the 1870s.

13 animals hunted to extinction

Atlas Bear-This extinct subspecies of brown bear was once Africa's only native bear. The last specimens ever recorded being seen were killed by hunters in the 1870s.

———- and this is a beauty: ———- i like these old cards becuase they show us signs that are used today and what they did represent..like the lion and the sun..is …

Gallery of alchemical images

———- and this is a beauty: ———- i like these old cards becuase they show us signs that are used today and what they did represent..like the lion and the sun..is …

At one point, Africa hosted a subspecies of brown bear called the Atlas bear, which lived in the northern part of the continent, particular...

At one point, Africa hosted a subspecies of brown bear called the Atlas bear, which lived in the northern part of the continent, particular...

Concept sketch for another piece of speculative evolution... Perhaps a distant relative of the Atlas bear, this is my idea of a bear that has adapted to living in Africa, namely on the savannah and...

Concept sketch for another piece of speculative evolution... Perhaps a distant relative of the Atlas bear, this is my idea of a bear that has adapted to living in Africa, namely on the savannah and...

#143 Atlas Mountains (Morocco) - Hike a stretch of the natural border that separates the Atlantic coastline from the Sahara Desert.  As home to such unique animals as the Atlas Bear and Barbary Leopard, it represents a gateway between two very distinct worlds.  But an encounter with local Berber people, who inhabit the region, is perhaps the greatest highlight of all as a glimpse into their diverse culture will allow you to understand why these nomadic people have become the stuff of legend.

#143 Atlas Mountains (Morocco) - Hike a stretch of the natural border that separates the Atlantic coastline from the Sahara Desert. As home to such unique animals as the Atlas Bear and Barbary Leopard, it represents a gateway between two very distinct worlds. But an encounter with local Berber people, who inhabit the region, is perhaps the greatest highlight of all as a glimpse into their diverse culture will allow you to understand why these nomadic people have become the stuff of legend.

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