Our Top 5 Grizzly Bear Facts!

Our Top 5 Grizzly Bear Facts!

Posted by Connor Whelan on 31st Dec 2015

The Grizzly Bear is a common sight across Northern America and Canada, often venturing into towns and cities in search of food as well as residing in their more natural homes in the wild areas of land which populate these countries. Here we want to bring you some facts you may not know about the famous Grizzly Bear!

What is a Grizzly Bear?

A Grizzly Bear is a North American subspecies of the Brown Bear. They are found spread across the North-West part of America and Canada and they are solitary animals.

How big are Grizzly Bears?

Grizzly Bears can range in size from 700-1700 pounds. The male bears are usually heavier than the females too.

Grizzly Bear

Grizzly Bears Adaptation (how do they adapt and change to fit their environment?)

Grizzly Bears are one of the most adaptable species on earth. Due to the fact that they are omnivores they can find food in almost any situation and this is why they are comfortable foraging anywhere, from a local town, right through to a river in a national park. A Grizzly Bear is never far from a source of food.

Grizzly Bear Population (How many are left in the wild?)

There are roughly 53,200 Grizzly Bears left in the wild, and this population is spread across the Western portions of the USA and Canada as well as Alaska.

Are Grizzly Bears endangered?

Grizzly Bears are one of the two species of bears which are no longer classified as endangered. They were removed from the list of endangered animals back in 2007.


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