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PodQuiz 782

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This week's rounds are Music (Lyrical Linguist), Bears, Religious Festivals (Quickfire), and Sport.
The music this week comes from Mountain High, with a song called Russian Bear.



2020-03-27 01:20

13 (3-4-4-2)

Laura and Dennis

2020-03-27 03:10

9 (4-3-0-2)


2020-03-27 11:15



2020-03-27 12:50

More information about bears in North America! No, they aren't all "grizzlies."

Ask an American naturalist and we will tell you that we have two species of bear: Brown and black.

The North American population of brown bear (Ursus arctos) is called "brown bear." There are multiple subspecies--about a half dozen extant--in North America. One of those is well-known as grizzly (U. a. horribilis) and another well-known subspecies is known as kodiak (U. a. middendorffi). Coastal brown bears are NOT grizzlies, and neither are Kodiak bears, nor are any of the other subspecies.

Recognize grizzly bears by their grizzled appearance (gray-tipped hairs). They are also mainly inland bears. The others are found along the Pacific coast.

Black bears (U. americana) can be found throughout North America, but they dominate in the forested areas east of the Mississippi.



2020-03-27 18:46

The California flag is not the only state flag with a bear on it. The state flag of Missouri has two bears in its seal. And this may be a bit of a stretch but the Alaska state flag has the constellation Ursa Major on it. Thank you for continuing to put your podcast out. In these times of social distancing it is much needed.

Kyle and Kim

2020-03-28 17:42


Tracey and Beth

2020-03-29 04:32

3.5 - 3-0-4

Tracey and Beth

2020-03-29 06:52

3.5 - 3-0-4

Andy Unwin

2020-03-30 22:44

Thanks for your quiz it gives myself and Shift Team 3 in the Pilot Plant lots of joy, give us a shout out x


2020-04-03 04:24

16 (4-5-2-5)


2020-04-08 17:39

Of course there has to be a section and song on bears.

Namira & Morgan

2020-06-24 05:24


Devin, Eric, Aj, & Hope

2022-02-11 03:10


David and Charles

2023-03-07 01:16

2-4-1-4 (11)


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