Etymology. From the Latin ursus (“bear”) + Ancient Greek ἄρκτος (arktos, “bear”) + Latin horribilis (“horrible”). Tales of this bear's prowess stretch back centuries and as such merit a thread of its own.
Lord of his domain, this massive Grizzly bear need fear no other animal apart from man. When surveying their surroundings or out to intimidate, grizzlies often assume such an upright, totem-like posture;otherwise they travel on all fours.