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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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Although a symbol of swirling controversy, this particular member of the family hasn't a clue about the debates over reintroducing grizzlies into traditional habitats, or how much space a bear needs.
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Even in an ecosystem as vast as greater Yellowstone, which encompasses thousands of square miles and is home to between 400 and 600 grizzlies, the loss of only a few breeding females can mean the difference between a growing population and one in decline.
In the Northern Rockies, grizzlies are the barometer of the entire ecosystem.
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To do this, Treadwell lived among them for some 13 years, filming thousands of hours of himself interacting with the grizzlies.
The film is a powerful cautionary tale about modern man's relationship to wild nature as it follows Treadwell's journeys to Alaska, where he lived among the grizzlies and grew to love them.
And during the past few summers, the number of people catching a glimpse of imperiled grizzlies has increased by leaps and bounds.
The biggest predator issue right now, besides the Yellowstone wolves, is the proposed reintroduction of grizzlies into Idaho's Bitterroot ecosystem.
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