How do grizzly bears behave?

Answer The grizzly bear, or Ursus Arctos Horribilis, is a subspecies of the coastal brown bear and gets its name from the grayish, or grizzled, fur tips. Descriptions on behavior include living habits (su... Read More »

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Do grizzly bears hibernate?

Grizzly bears, or "Ursus arctos horribilis" do hibernate. A subspecies of the brown bear, grizzly bears typically dig deep holes for dens in late fall or early winter. By slowing their metabolism a... Read More »

Do grizzly bears shed?

Grizzly bears shed the thick outer layer of fur during the summer months. In the winter, the bears grow extra layers of hair to help keep their bodies insulated. During the summer, only an undercoa... Read More »

Are grizzly bears endangered?

Not all species of grizzly bear are on the endangered species list. The only type of grizzly on the endangered species list is the Mexican grizzly. Other grizzly species are considered threatened, ... Read More »

How tall are grizzly bears?

Full-grown grizzly bears are between 5 and 8 feet tall (1½ to 2½ meters) and weigh about 800 pounds. (363 kg). Although they're quite large, they're also quite fast, reaching speeds up to 30 mile... Read More »