BEAR, Giant
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Cave Bear '33

Species: Ursus spelaeus; Type: Prehistoric
Length: 11 ft (3 m, est); Weight: 2 tons (est)
Attributes: Bite, claws
Powers: None revealed
Intelligence: Animal; Land Speed: Moderate
Kaiju Level: Zero (lightweight); Weakness(es): None revealed
Allies: None; Enemies: Little Kong, humanity
Film: Son of Kong (1933)
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Description: Cave Bears of a more carnivorous variety than their other modern relatives (at least on Skull Island), one was defeated by Little Kong for trying to eat a few people, of all things. If only the juvenile Giant Ape knew what humans did to his dad.
Review:
1,000 Misspent Hours

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Giant Grizzly

Species: Ursus arctos horribilis; Type: Natural
Height: 18 ft (5 m); Weight: 7 tons (est)
Attributes: Bite, claws
Powers: None revealed
Intelligence: Crafty; Land Speed: Moderate
Kaiju Level: Zero (lightweight); Weakness(es): None revealed
Allies: None; Enemies: Humanity
Film: Grizzly (1976)
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National Geographic
Description: This juggernaut lived in a national park in the USA. Perhaps the last of his kind, he did what all Bears must do, eat. Regrettably, people took offense to actually being a link in the food chain, and despoiled this majestic creature with military hardware.

Reviews:
Kindertrauma
Cool Ass Cinema
1,000 Misspent Hours
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Katahdin

Species: Ursus arctos horribilis; Type: Mutant
Height: 15 ft (4 m); Weight: 3 tons (est)
Attributes: Bite, claws
Powers: None revealed
Intelligence: Crafty; Land Speed: Moderate
Kaiju Level: Zero (lightweight); Weakness(es): None revealed
Allies: None; Enemies: Humanity
Film: Prophecy (1979)
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Description: Mutated by industrial waste, Katahdin was a shambling Grizzly Bear Monster of poor disposition. She didn't take kindly to yammering humans, or even sleeping ones snug like a bug in a sleeping bag. She was a strict enforcer of the "stay out of my field of view" privacy bubble.
Reviews:
Kindertrauma
Head Injury Theater
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Cave Bear '86

Species: Ursus spelaeus; Type: Prehistoric
Length: 8 ft (2 m, est); Weight: 1,400 lb (636 kg, est)
Attributes: Bite, claws
Powers: None revealed
Intelligence: Animal; Land Speed: Moderate
Kaiju Level: Zero (lightweight); Weakness(es): None revealed
Allies: None; Enemies: Humanity
Film: Clan of the Cave Bear (1986)
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Description: Caves are for Bears, not people. So if you bumble into a cave and get eaten by a bear, you have no one to blame but yourself.
Review:
Moria
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Iorek Byrnison

Species: Unclassified panserbjørne; Type: Natural
Length: 10 ft (3 m, est); Weight: 1,500 lb (682 kg, est)
Attributes: Bite, claws, wears armor
Powers: None revealed
Intelligence: Average; Land Speed: Moderate
Kaiju Level: Zero (lightweight); Weakness(es): None revealed
Allies: Lyra Belacqua, panserbjørn; Enemies: Ragnar Sturlusson
Film: The Golden Compass (2007)
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Description: Iorek Byrnison is a panserbjørne, a race of intelligent Polar Bears with opposable thumbs. As if talking Bears with thumbs weren't bad enough, panserbjørn forge and wear sweet suits of plate armor that they take great pride in.
Review:
Roger Ebert

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Ragnar Sturlusson

Species: Unclassified panserbjørne; Type: Natural
Length: 10 ft (3 m, est); Weight: 1,500 lb (682 kg, est)
Attributes: Bite, claws, wears armor
Powers: None revealed
Intelligence: Average; Land Speed: Moderate
Kaiju Level: Zero (lightweight); Weakness(es): None revealed
Allies: Humans; Enemies: Iorek Byrnison
Film: The Golden Compass (2007)
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Description: Mr. Sturlusson was the king of the panserbjørne, intelligent Polar Bears with thumbs, but his perverse desire for power led him astray, and he became more like a human than a Bear. Truly monstrous.
Review:
Roger Ebert

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Beorn

Species: Homo sapiens; Type: Supernatural
Height: Up to 21 ft (6 m, est); Weight: Up to 8 tons (est)
Attributes: Bite, claws
Powers: Bear-human shapeshifter
Intelligence: Low (bear) to average (human); Land Speed: Moderate
Kaiju Level: One (welterweight); Weakness(es): None revealed
Allies: Animals; Enemies: Sauron
Film: The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug (2013)
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One Wiki to Rule Them All
Description: Beorn lived in the wilds with a variety of animals that he cared for. He was surly, but trustworthy. As a shapeshifter Beorn could transform into a fantastic Giant Bear; he was the defender of his woodland territory against the evils of Sauron.
Reviews:
Roger Ebert
Flickering Myth
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Giant Brown Bear

Species: Ursus arctos lasiotus; Type: Natural
Height: 12 ft (4 m, est); Weight: 2,800 lb (1,269 kg, est)
Attributes: Bite, claws
Powers: None revealed
Intelligence: Animal; Land Speed: Moderate
Kaiju Level: Zero (lightweight); Weakness(es): None revealed
Allies: None; Enemies: Humanity
Film: Legendary: Tomb of the Dragon (傳‧奇, 2013)
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Description: This Giant Brown Bear may have been the last one, but that didn't stop humans from gunning him down. Fortunately, he got one of them; showing that every dark cloud has a silver lining.
Review:
The Action Elite
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Urag

Species: Homo sapiens; Type: Supernatural
Height: Up to 12 ft (4 m, est); Weight: Up to 2,800 lb (1,269 kg, est)
Attributes: As bear bite, claws
Powers: Sorcery, shapeshifter
Intelligence: Average; Land Speed: Moderate
Kaiju Level: Zero (lightweight); Weakness(es): Silver
Allies: Witches; Enemies: Spooks, humanity
Film: Seventh Son (2014)
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Description: Urag the mighty Bear witch fought with honor against the spook Brother Gregory, but he was given no quarter and quashed with silver and fire.
Review:
Roger Ebert

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