Wildlife Photography: Grizzly Bear, Banff Alberta

Grizzly Bear on the Hill

Interesting facts about Grizzly Bear:

– Grizzly Bear cubs can climb trees when they are young. After few years they will lose this ability because of their long claws. Bear’s claw is long like human’s finger.


– The grizzly bear can run at 30 miles (48 kilometers) an hour

Grizzly Bear closeup

– Grizzly Bears are listed as a threatened species

Grizzly Bear From Behind Closeup

– 95% of the Grizzly Bears who live past age 2 in North America die at the hands of humans from gunshot.

Grizzly Bear Face closeup

– Grizzly Bears are able to gain 11 to 23 kilograms (3 to 6 pounds) per day

Grizzly Bear Closeup

– Pregnant Grizzly Bears even give birth in their sleep! Midwinter, grizzly bear cubs (usually born in pairs) arrive into the world blind, hairless, and toothless.

Grizzle Bear from Behind

To find out more about Grizzlies:

Grizzly Bear on National Geographic
Grizzly Bear Awareness Foundation by David Suzuki


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