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  Brown Bear - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The Grizzly Bear (Ursus arctos horribilis), the Kodiak Bear and the Mexican Brown Bear are North American subspecies of the Brown Bear.
Brown bears have a large hump of muscle over their shoulders which give strength to the forelimbs for digging.
The population of brown bears in the Pyrenees mountain range between France and Spain is so low (estimated at fourteen to eighteen, with a shortage of females), that releases of mostly female bears from Slovenia are in progress in the spring of 2006 to alleviate the imbalance, despite protests from French farmers.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Brown_Bear   (3492 words)

 Brown Bear
Brown bears have been called the bear with too many names because of their wide variety of sizes and colors.
Brown bears that live in interior Alaska or in the lower 48 states are often referred to as grizzlies or the grizzly-brown bear.
Brown bears are not true hibernators, but they slow down their metabolism and sleep through most of the winter in order to save energy when there is little food available outside for them to eat.
www.greatbear.org /brownbear.htm   (1065 words)

 Brown Bear: Wildlife Notebook Series - Alaska Department of Fish and Game
Brown bears (Ursus arctos) occur throughout Alaska except on the islands south of Frederick Sound in southeastern Alaska, the islands west of Unimak in the Aleutian Chain, and the islands of the Bering Sea.
Brown bears on Kodiak Island are classified as a distinct subspecies from those on the mainland because they are genetically and physically isolated.
Brown bears found inland and in northern habitats are often called “grizzlies.” In this paper, brown bear is used to refer to all members of Ursus arctos.
www.adfg.state.ak.us /pubs/notebook/biggame/brnbear.php   (1496 words)

 Animal Planet :: Corwin's Carnival of Creatures   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Brown bear refers to the members of the species found in coastal areas; brown bears found inland and in northern habitats are called grizzlies.
Brown bears mate from May to July, although the fertilized eggs are not implanted in the uterus until mid- to late autumn.
Brown bears live for roughly 25 to 30 years in the wild, and have been known to reproduce at 25 years of age.
animal.discovery.com /fansites/jeffcorwin/carnival/bearcave/brown.html   (628 words)

 Brown/Grizzly Bear Facts
Coastal brown bears have a greater amount of animal protein in their diet, achieve larger size, and have slight differences in coloration.
This hump is actually a mass of muscle, which enables brown bears to dig and use their paws as a striking force (Brown 1993, p 77).
Brown bears can weigh 150-200 pounds at the end of their first year of life.
www.bear.org /Grizzly/Grizzly_Brown_Bear_Facts.html   (1201 words)

 Brown Bear   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
The brown bear is characterized by a distinctive hump on the shoulders, a slightly dished profile to the face, and long claws on the front paws.
Brown bears from the interior ranges of North America, Europe, and the sub Arctic are roughly two-thirds the size of their Alaskan and Kamchatkan cousins.
Brown bears are distributed in overlapping home ranges and male home ranges are larger than those occupied by females.
www.bearbiology.com /brwnbear.htm   (604 words)

 The Grizzly or Brown Bear
Brown bears can be thought of as direct descendants of the main lineage of the family Ursidae.
Brown or Grizzly bears have adapted to diverse habitats; from the Arctic tundra to the edges of the Gobi Desert.
By the time that subadult bears leave their mothers and take off on their own they know what plant foods are available at each time of the season, and they know what habitats are likely to have those foods over a very large area.
www.grizzlybear.org /bearbook/grizzly_or_brown_bear.htm   (703 words)

 Brown Bear - Voyager, the free encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Bears of this size weigh near 1500 kg (3307 lb) in the zoo, due to regular feeding.
A brown bear is Finland`s national animal.The Carpathian brown bear population is the largest one in Europe outside Russia, estimated at 4,500 to 5,000 bears.
In areas where brown bears and siberian tigers coexist, the bears are occasionally killed by the large felines.
voyager.in /Brown_Bear   (2404 words)

 Brown Bear
In the Fall, bears are hunted at the mouths of salmon spawning streams and upstream a short distance.
Brown bears average 8 1/2' squared and are up to 9 1/2'.
Large populations of bears allow hunters to see between 20 and 30 bears per hunt, and they are taking 9' to 11' bears with almost 100% success to date.
www.huntamericainc.com /brbear.htm   (651 words)

 Brown Bear
Size: Brown bears, along with polar bears, are the largest of the bear species.
In general, brown bears range in weight from less than 90 kg for small females to more than 800 kg for the largest males.
With the grizzly bear the hairs on the back may be white-tipped, giving the outer coat a grayish, or grizzled, appearance.
www.yesnet.yk.ca /schools/wes/webquests_themes/bear_webquest/brown_bear.html   (171 words)

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The brown bear is often seen as the cuddly buffoon of animation, and the "Teddy" bear of children and collectors alike.
The brown bear distinguishes itself from the other ursines by virtue of its shoulder hump, which is caused by muscles which are used for digging.
Brown bears can be found on the plains, in the forests, the tundra, and in subalpine mountain areas.
www.bears.org /animals/brown   (750 words)

 Brown Bear (Grizzly) Hunting in Canada
Although the name grizzly bear is sometimes used to refer to all brown bears, grizzly actually refers to one subspecies in the northwestern interior of North America.
Brown bears have large, plantigrade feet (heel and sole touching the ground) and five long claws on their front paws to aid in digging.
Brown bears, along with polar bears, are the largest of the bear species.
www.huntingoutfitters.ca /Brown_Bear_Grizzly_hunting_outfitters_Canada.htm   (304 words)

 Brown Bear Hunting in Russia
Brown bear is an elusive and aggressive animal.
Hunting bears is difficult and the methods vary greatly from region to region, depending on the habits of the local bears and terrain.
As with the Alaska brown bear, the Kamchatka brown bear grows large because of its abundant and protein-rich diet of spawning salmon and other fish in the coastal rivers, and from the comparatively mild climate that permits a shorter period of hibernation.
www.russianbearhunt.com   (1640 words)

 Critter Corner | Kodiak Brown Bear
Kodiak brown bears are extremely strong, have excellent hearing and sense of smell, and can distinguish color and activity at all levels of light.
Although the Kodiak brown bear population is stable, the reproductive rates of this bear concern biologists.
Today, 3,000 Kodiak brown bears live exclusively on the islands in the Kodiak Archipelago and are protected on the Kodiak National Wildlife Refuge.
www.refugenet.org /critter/kodiakbear.html   (667 words)

 Alaska Brown Bear Hunts, Brown Bear Facts and Hunt Area Description!
While brown bear hunting is probably much safer than the average drive to work, there is this element of risk that is involved, and one simply has to be in close proximity to the big bears to even remotely appreciate such.
Brown bear hunting in GMU 16 is conducted from a small, highly portable camps, allowing us to position ourselves in relatively close proximity to the areas we will be glassing.
Bears are glassed for in the mountains that shoot straight out of the water, reaching heights of over 2,500 ft. so the terrain could hardly be considered mild, although some hunts can be relatively easy as far as the physical requirements go.
www.brown-bear-hunts.com /index.htm   (1593 words)

 Brown Bear Hunt, 10 Days   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Brown Bear densities are as high as one bear per square mile in most hunting areas, average between 7 and 9-1/2+ feet squared, and weigh between 500 and 900 pounds.
The mainland has some nice brown bears, but their numbers are not near as plentiful as the islands - although, you will find lots of fl bears.
During the Fall, the bears can be found in streams and rivers feeding on salmon, but be sure and book early as mountain goat, moose, and deer hunts occupy most of that time of the year.
www.seahook.com /brnbear1.htm   (467 words)

 WWF - Brown bear   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Brown bears are notably strong and show remarkable endurance, reportedly being able to outrun a horse, and drag a dead elk up a hill.
Bears communicate by leaving scratch marks on trees, through smells and sounds, but their eyesight is poor.
Brown bears usually forage in the morning and evening and rest under dense vegetation during the day.
www.panda.org /news_facts/education/virtual_wildlife/animal_profiles/bear_brown.cfm   (484 words)

 Alaska Hunts! Hunting Brown Bear, Dall Sheep, Alaska Moose!
Brown bear seldom fish on large rivers, unless shoals or obstacles confine the fish in a given area, but typically the big bears zero in on the small creeks and sloughs where the salmon actually spawn.
I have often read that polar bears can smell seal blood at distances of 10 miles or more, and brown bears are probably not far behind when it comes to their ability to detect odors.
The facts are, brown bear hunting does require patience, and the ability to sit with binoculars constantly scanning the horizon for hours on end is definitely a virtue.
www.brown-bear-hunts.com /hunting.htm   (994 words)

 WWF - Bear (Brown) Introduction   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Brown bears are the most widespread of all bears.
The brown bear of North America is called a grizzly bear and weighs as much as 390 kg.
Although brown bears are plentiful in North America and parts of Russia, they are now very rare in western Europe where they are found in small numbers in Scandinavia, Spain, and central Italy.
www.panda.org /news_facts/education/middle_school/species_home/omnivores/bear_brown/index.cfm   (345 words)

 Brown bear - Simple English Wikipedia
A Brown bear (Ursus arctos) is a type of bear.
Brown bears can weigh 130–700 kg (300–1500 pounds).
There are "sub types" of brown bears: Syrian Brown Bear, Kodiak Brown Bear, Alaskan Brown Bear, Grizzly Bear and Mexican Brown Bear.
simple.wikipedia.org /wiki/Brown_bear   (132 words)

 Enjoy exclusive Brown Bear viewing up close
Our guided brown bear trips will get you that picture you may be looking for, or that adrenaline rush of seeing one of North America's largest carnivore, the Alaska brown bear.
In most cases, brown bear are not a threat, but they do deserve your respect and attention.
When traveling in brown bear country, keep alert and enjoy the opportunity to see these magnificent animals in their natural habitat.
www.johnnyseastriverlodge.com /brownbear.html   (1757 words)

 Alaska Brown Bear
Brown bears on Kodiak Island, Ursus arctos middendorffi, or Kodiak Bears are classified as a distinct subspecies from those on the mainland because they are genetically and physically isolated.
Important components of this management effort include maintaining healthy populations of bears throughout Alaska, preservation of bear habitat, prevention of overharvest, and conducting the studies necessary to understand population requirements.
As Alaska continues to develop, it is increasingly important for the public to recognize that maintaining sufficient amounts of habitat for brown bears to continue to thrive in Alaska will mean forgoing opportunities for some kinds of economic development in some places.
www.kbear.net   (1483 words)

 Brown Bear Printout- EnchantedLearning.com
Brown bears are large mammals that live in cool mountain forests, meadows, and river valleys.
Grizzly bears are a type of large brown bear found in the interior of North America.
Brown bears have a life span of about 25 years in the wild.
www.enchantedlearning.com /subjects/mammals/bear/Brownbearcoloring.shtml   (309 words)

 Brown Bears: Animal Information, Pictures, Map--National Geographic Kids   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
During the fall, a brown bear eats practically around the clock, stocking up for the four to seven months when it’ll have to live off stored body fat.
The female brown bear enters her den pregnant with one (sometimes two or three) baby bears.
The tiny bear, about the size of a chipmunk, is just strong enough to crawl into a position where it settles in to nurse.
www.nationalgeographic.com /kids/creature_feature/0010/brownbears2.html   (387 words)

 BBC - Science & Nature - Wildfacts - Brown bear, grizzly bear
Brown bears have the most widespread distribution of all the bears.
Brown bears prefer dense forest areas, alpine tundra regions and river valleys.
Brown bears mate from June to July and give birth to 1-4 cubs in January to February.
www.bbc.co.uk /nature/wildfacts/factfiles/8.shtml   (305 words)

 Endangered Species: Brown Bear
These Brown Bears were once abundant in North America, roaming the length of the continent from the Arctic Ocean through to central Mexico.
The bears' room to forage shrinks, forcing them into human spaces where they are considered a threat to livestock.
The most widespread of the bear species, the Brown Bear also roams the plains and mountains of Asia and Europe where their fate is also precarious.
www.un.org /works/environment/animalplanet/bear.html   (542 words)

 Brown Bear - Christchurch Eat | Drink | Shop | Indulge, Ski and Snowboard New Zealand
Brown Bear is your guide to all that's hot and happening when it comes to having fun in New Zealand.
Brown Bear Indulge is an informative guide to the restaurants, cafes, bars, shops and day spas of Christchurch and the Southern Lakes in the South Island of New Zealand.
Brown Bear is a division of TML Publishing Ltd and is based in Christchurch, New Zealand.
www.brownbear.co.nz   (277 words)

 The Brown bear mascot
There are only two basic rules for the Brown bear mascot: do not talk and do not reveal your identity.
She performed every possible scenario that she might encounter as a mascot: how to behave with elderly alumni or a group of children, and what to do if a child grabs hold of the fur and refuses to let go.
However the Brown bear has at times been as short as 5 feet, 5 inches, said one mascot.
www.brown.edu /Administration/George_Street_Journal/v22/v22n17/mascot.html   (1147 words)

 Alaska brown / grizzly bear hunting trips with Byron Lamb in the region of the biggest bears
Our area has a dense population of brown bears and the most liberal hunting season and bag limit of anywhere in the state.
Most fall brown bear hunts are booked as a combo hunt with moose or caribou.
Our brown bear hunt cost is the most fair price structure in the industry.
www.alaskabiggamehunting.com /ursusarctos.htm   (1072 words)

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