Brown Bears

The Brown Bears is a name shared by all sports teams at Brown University, a university located in Providence, Rhode Island in the United States. The Bears are part of the Ivy League conference. Brown's mascot is Bruno. Both the men's and women's teams share the name, competing in 37 National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) Division I sports. In football, the Bears, along with all other the Ivy League teams, compete in the Football Championship Subdivision (FCS).

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Bear Attack - Species, and Respective Aggressiveness - Brown Bears
... As a rule, brown bears seldom attack humans on sight, and usually avoid people ... Habituated or food conditioned bears can also be dangerous, as their long-term exposure to humans causes them to lose their natural shyness, and in some cases associate humans with food ... In contrast to injuries caused by American black bears, which are usually minor, brown bear attacks tend to result in serious injury and in some ...
Admiralty Island
... sometimes interpreted as "Fortress of the Bear(s)", Admiralty Island is home to the highest density of brown bears in North America ... An estimated 1,600 brown bears inhabit the island, outnumbering Admiralty's human residents nearly three to one ... occurred one time on the island and is not connected in any way to a reference to bears, but the mis-nomer continues ...
Syrian Brown Bear - Description
... It is one of the smaller subspecies of brown bears, although brown bears as a group are among the largest type of bears, second only to polar bears ... Fur color is usually very light brown and straw coloured ... The hair on the withers is longer with a grey-brown base and is often a different shade then the rest of the body, seen in some individuals as a dark stripe ...
Asian Black Bear - Behaviour - Interspecific Predatory Relationships
... The main natural predator of Asian black bears is the tiger, although leopards, and packs of wolves and dholes can be a threat ... Black bears usually dominate Amur leopards in physical confrontations in heavily vegetated areas, while leopards are uppermost in open areas, though the outcome of such encounters is largely dependent on the ... The Asian black bear's range overlaps with that of sloth bears in central and southern India, sun bears in Southeast Asia and brown bears in the southern part of the Russian Far ...
Brown Bears - Notable Athletes
... The Bears have produced many athletes ... One of Brown's most famous athletes is John Heisman, namesake of the Heisman Trophy ... Heisman played college football at Brown as a lineman ...

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    Experience is a dim lamp, which only lights the one who bears it.
    Louis-Ferdinand Céline (1894–1961)

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