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Steel engraving showing a brown bear seen from the side with cubs frolicking in the background
Brown bear (Ursus arctos).
(Mammifères, Pl. 7.C.)

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Hand-colored steel engraving showing a brown bear (Ursus arctos) seen from the side with her cubs frolicking in the background in a somewhat rocky and sparsely wooded landscape.

The full caption reads in the original French:

1ére série. Quadrupèdes sans os marsupiaux. (Is. G. St. Hil.)
4ème ordre — Carnassiers. Carnivores. Ours brun (Ursus arctos, Linn.). 1/15 de grandeur naturelle.

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