an Australian name for koala
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How to use native bear in a sentence
The native bear resided in a packing case, nailed on the top of a stump nearly opposite the hut door.
One resource of the lost white man, if he has a gun and ammunition, is the native bear, sometimes called monkey bear.
On the ninth day they shot a native bear, which afforded a sumptuous repast, and gave them strength to travel two days longer.
In the koala (Australian native bear), a vegetable-feeding marsupial, it is more than thrice the size of the body.Degeneracy | Eugene S. Talbot
Then Dot opened her eyes very wide and looked round, and saw a funny native bear on the tree trunk behind her.Dot and the Kangaroo | Ethel C. Pedley