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Art Bears
... Art Bears were an English avant-rock group formed during the disassembly of Henry Cow in 1978 by three of its members, Chris Cutler (percussion ... In 2008 Cutler, Frith and others formed Art Bears Songbook, an Art Bears "review" project that performed at the Festival International de Musique Actuelle de Victoriaville in Quebec ...
Phil Spector - Musical Career - The Teddy Bears
... singer Annette Kleinbard, Spector formed a group, The Teddy Bears ... With Spector producing, the Teddy Bears recorded the Spector-penned "Don't You Worry My Little Pet", which helped them secure a deal with Era Records ... While several more recordings were released, including an album The Teddy Bears Sing!, the group never again charted in the Hot 100 ...
Ryan Field (stadium) - History
... The Chicago Bears hosted their first home game of the 1970 season at Dyche Stadium as an experiment the NFL had demanded that the Bears move out of Wrigley ... city officials to block the team from moving there permanently, the Bears ended up moving to Chicago's Soldier Field the following year ...
Sloth Bear - Physical Description
... Sloth bears are distinguished from Asian black bears by their lankier builds, longer, shaggier coat, pale muzzle and white claws ... Sloth bear muzzles are thick and long, with small jaws and bulbous snouts with wide nostrils ... The premolars and molars are smaller than in other bears, as they do not chew as much vegetation ...
Iomante
... The word literally means "to send something/someone off", and generally refers to the Ainu brown bear sacrifice ... in some Ainu villages, it is a Blakiston's Fish Owl, rather than a bear, that is sacrificed ... In Japanese, the ceremony is known as "sending off the bear" (熊送り, kumaokuri?) or, sometimes, "the bear festival" (熊祭, kumamatsuri?) ...

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