Scientific Name: Ursus arctos syruacus Common Name: Syrian Brown Bear
Given Name: Booger
Habitat: Native to Turkey, Armenia, Israel, Syria, Lebanon, northern Iraq, and western Iran.
Description: In spite of their size, Syrian Brown Bears have a great deal of strength, deceptive speed (some have been clocked at speeds in excess of 35 miles per hour!), and are legendary for their stamina. They are capable of running at full speed for miles at a time without stopping.