Right To Arm Bears by Dickson Gordon R.
A classic of science fiction from SF legend Gordon R. Dickson winner of three Hugo awards a Nebula award and an inductee into the Science Fiction Hall of Fame. Humans and alien adversaries contend on a world whose inhabitants resemble bears both in appearance and in temperament. A BEAR OF A CHOICE Planet Dilbia is in a crucial location for both humans and their adversaries the Hemnoids. Therefore making friends with the Dilbians and establishing a human presence there is of the utmost importance which may be a problem since the bearlike Dilbians stand some nine feet tall and have a high regard for physical prowess. Theyre