Bear, Grizzly

BEAR, GRIZZLY (Ursus arctos horribilis) once ranged throughout the BC mainland. In the late 1990s it was still found in many northern parts of the province and in pockets of coastal and mountain wilderness, but in greatly reduced numbers. An estimated 16,000 grizzlies live in BC, roughly half the Canadian population and a quarter of the number found in all N America. Larger than the black BEAR, the grizzly weighs 170–360 kg, though larger males weigh 500 kg or more. The average grizzly...

If you are already registered on KnowBC, login now to get access to the full article.

You may already have access to KnowBC through your school, university or library.

If you do not already have access to KnowBC, you can subscribe.