The Grizzly Bear
The Grizzly Bear can be found in the Canadian
provinces of British Columbia, Alberta, Yukon,
and the Northwest Territories; and the US states
of Alaska, Idaho, Wyoming, Washington, and Montana.
These solitary mammals can run up to 35 mph for
short bursts. These fierce predators are mostly
nocturnal and they sleep in dens during the winter,
they are not true hibernators and can be easily
awakened. This large animal reaches weights of
300-1500 pounds and heights of 4.5 feet on all
fours and 8 feet standing on their hind legs.
Grizzly Bears are omnivores
who eat plants, roots, berries, fungi, fish, small
mammals, and large insects.
The coat color ranges from shades
of blond, brown, black or a combination of these;
the long outer guard hairs are often tipped with
white or silver giving it a grizzled appearance
and their name.
caves, hollow logs, or holes they dig to sleep
An animal that eats all types of food