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Synonyms for grizzly

powerful brownish-yellow bear of the uplands of western North America

showing characteristics of age, especially having grey or white hair

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If grizzly bears are out on a hunt, they might search for fish, rodents like ground squirrels, carrion and hoofed animals like moose, elk, caribou, and deer.
Without continued Endangered Species Act protections, the recovery of grizzly bears in Greater Yellowstone is in serious jeopardy.
After more than four decades, the Yellowstone grizzly bear is being removed from the Endangered Species Act (ESA) after population benchmarks have been far exceeded, deeming them recovered by federal wildlife biologists.
Gaines is one of many Washingtonians who hope to see grizzly bears return to their native range in the North Cascades ecosystem, which encompasses 9,800 square miles in the U.
We cautioned the USFWS about removing grizzly bears from the list of endangered and threatened wildlife, as this forest type and important source of food is still threatened by mountain pine beetle infestation.
CANADA Grizzly bears are settling into old open-pit mine sites and calling them home, according to a study from the University of Alberta published in Nature.
Undoubtedly all tribes recognized the immeasurable strength, ferocity, and magnificence exhibited by grizzly bears.
Grizzly West: A Failed Attempt to Reintroduce Grizzly Bears in the Mountain West
Billings, Montana - A government-sponsored research team has concluded there are no signs of decline among Yellowstone's grizzly bears as officials consider lifting the animals' federal protections -- despite warnings from outside scientists that such a move would be premature.
Wildlife officials in the northern Rockies say it's time to lift Endangered Species Act protections for hundreds of grizzly bears in and around Yellowstone National Park, a move some environmental groups opposed Thursday as premature.
He estimated 50 grizzly bears use Khutzeymateen Inlet, which is one of the premier bear-viewing sites on the West Coast.
This, in turn, led to the demise of young aspen and willow trees, along with the loss of many of the berry-producing shrubs on which grizzly bears fed.
shtml#bear) as well as former range of grizzly bears prior to extirpations in the late 1800s and early 1900s (Brown, 1996).
WHAT a fantastic programme BBC's The Great Bear Stakeout was, following the lives of grizzly bears in Alaska.
Grizzly bears Ursus arctos are considered wilderness species requiring large undisturbed areas (Craighead et al.