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Brown Bear / Grizzly
( Ursus arctos )

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Ursus arctos inhabits area of Russia, Canada and Alaska however few species can be also found in the Himalayas, Finland, Norway, Sweden and in the Alps. These bears which inhabit coastal areas are called Brown bears whereas bears found inland are called grizzlies.
These solitary carnivores are brown coloured, but some species also have black-coloured fur. The adult Grizzly bear weighs about 1 500 pounds and measures up to 9 feet in length with a tail of 5 inches. They also have sharp and long claws. Generally, females are smaller than males.
The Brown bear, one of the largest carnivores, feeds on moose, calves, salmons, squirrels, mice then grass, berries, insects and fungi. The female bear gives birth to small young usually at the beginning of the year (while in hibernation). The young are furless and blind. At the beginning they have to stay with their mother. They are sexually mature at the age of 5. Brown bears usually live up to 30 years.

Brown Bear ( Ursus arctos )
Brown Bear ( Ursus arctos )

Brown Bear - Grizzly
Brown Bear - Grizzly




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