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Grizzly bear

Ursus arctos ssp


Grizzly bears have a hump on their upper back, a rump lower than their shoulders, a rough of long fur and long claws. Males weigh between 200 and 700 pounds. Females weigh between 200 and 400 pounds. They are fastmoving, able to run up to 45 miles per hour, and climb trees. They live up to 30 years. South of Canada, large populations of grizzlies are only found in the Greater Yellowstone Ecosystem and northwest Montana. A single bear will roam over hundreds of square miles.


Yellowstone National Park, Wyoming

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Wyoming, USA

Spotted on Jul 25, 2015
Submitted on Jul 27, 2015

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