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TAIL - Editorial Comment

Editorial Comment

(Editorial Overview Text Replicated on Overall Species page - Ursus arctos - Brown bear)
  • The tail is short, about 60 - 210 mm (2.3 - 8.3 inches).

(References are available in detailed literature reports below)

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Tail

Source Information

  • Bears have a short tail. (B147)
  • The tail is very short. (B422.w14)
  • Length 60 - 210 mm. (B147)
  • Length of tail 7.6 cm (3 ins.). (B180.w3)
  • The tail is short. (D243)
  • Length 65 - 210 mm. (D243)
  • About 76 mm (3 ins.) (B425)
  • 100 - 120 mm (4 - 4.8 in). (B144)

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Authors & Referees

Authors

Dr Debra Bourne MA VetMB PhD MRCVS (V.w5)

Referee

Djuro Huber (V.w101), Chuck Schwartz (V.w105)

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