Definition of native bear in English:

native bear


  • Australian term for koala
    • ‘In New South Wales the Native Bird and Animal Protection Act enforces regulations which permit our native bears to live in their natural state.’
    • ‘Their provisions during the last nineteen days of their journey consisted only of a very scanty supply of the flesh of the native bear or monkey, but for which, the only game the country afforded, the travelers must have perished from utter starvation.’