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You probably know it as the Big Dipper but the constellation of Ursa Major (or in Latin, the great-she-bear) has been mentioned in plays and poetry - and hunting stories - for centuries.

Listed by Ptolemy in the 2nd Century AD (BCE) , it is the 3rd largest constellation known to humankind and the pointer stars of the constellation point to the North Star.

Which is all very interesting but what has it got to do with the naming of this knife? Everything. The crux of the matter being, that the Bear, according to Native American star gazers was also thought have been followed by three hunters (which can also be interpreted as the three stars in the handle of the Big Dipper).

Hunting is what this knife is all about and with a 6mm spine the Ursa Major Hunter Skinner