Kermode bear

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Kermode bear
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Etymology[edit]

Named after researcher Frank Kermode /ˈkɜːɹmoʊd/.

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  • IPA(key): /kərˈmoʊdi bɛəɹ/, /ˈkɜːɹmoʊd bɛəɹ/, /kəɹˈmoʊd bɛəɹ/

Noun[edit]

Kermode bear (plural Kermode bears)

  1. A subspecies of the American black bear, Ursus americanus kermodei found in British Columbia, some members of which have white or cream-colored (rather than black) skin due to a recessive gene.

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