Grizzly bearBears

Bears are mammals that can be found throughout North America. Eating mostly plants and insects, black bears are common in forests and swamp areas. Black bears may be brown or black. Grizzly bears are larger than black bears and have a large hump on their back. They also have a dished-in face. The photo on the right is a grizzly bear.

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Grizzly Bear
Description (QuickTime Movie, no sound): A grizzly bear walking through the woods in Waterton-Glacier International Peace Park, Waterton, Alberta Canada.

Black Bear in the Meadow
Description (QuickTime Movie, no sound): A brown bear walking through a meadow in Glacier National Park, Montana.

Grizzly Bear
Description (QuickTime Movie, no sound): A black bear (known locally as a cinnamon bear) climbing a tree near Lassen Volcanic National Park, California.


Black Bear in Field

Black Bear in Tree

Black Bear Crossing Road

Black Bear in Tree Closeup

Grizzly Bear Eating

Grizzly Bear in Woods

Grizzly Bear Watching

Grizzly Bear Walking

Grizzly Bear Closeup - (shown above right)

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Created 2/04.