from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun Same as Thalassarctos.

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  • noun polar bears; in some classifications not a separate genus from Ursus


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  • He’s no friend to salmon management, either, and Mr. thalarctos was in class last night with a fisheries biologist—she was job retraining, as a direct result of budget slashing Craig was involved in—who could barely contain her Schadenfreude over his fall.

    And Yet ANOTHER Creationist Meltdown - The Panda's Thumb 2007

  • I don’t like creationists any more than you do, but making such absurd extrapolations based on such limited data strikes me as little better than the sort of analysis that typically comes out of the Disco Institute, AIG, and the like. thalarctos

    And Yet ANOTHER Creationist Meltdown - The Panda's Thumb 2007

  • Please excuse any typos: I’m fending off a kitten with one hand. thalarctos

    So Sue Me - The Panda's Thumb 2007

  • Josh (whose work I haven't seen enough of as he's been posting on those epic threads, but what I've seen has been great) (I wish Bill Dauphin, mayhempix, AJ Milne, Carlie, and thalarctos would comment more.

    Pharyngula 2009


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