and their coastal cousins are usually less aggressive because they have an abundant source of high-protein food--fish.
They also capitalize on the presence of what Buckingham called the "legendary Kodiak bear
Your food never puts up a fight, so you don't need the sharp stabbing and cutting teeth that a Kodiak bear
The big ones, like this Kodiak bear
, have to be anesthetized (ann-ESS-thi-tized)--put to sleep--so the work will be painless for the animals and for the zookeepers.
ALASKA: Moose and mountain goat (Units 21, 24, plus Koyukuk Area), also Dall sheep and Kodiak bear
She signed me up to be a member of the World Wildlife Fund, and information on the Kodiak bear
had come from them coincidentally right after I had seen the Kodiak on the news.
You don't go to Kodiak Island without eating fresh-caught salmon, and you don't go to Kodiak without seeing a Kodiak bear
. So for my last night at Alitak Bay, my hosts plan an outing to a surefire spot to see bears, the weir on Dog Salmon River.
His father, we were told, was a Rottweiler and his mother,judging by appearances, something akin to a Kodiak bear
Back home, after hearing that the Kodiak bear
's habitat in Alaska was threatened, he set up a lemonade stand and raised $60 to save its habitat.
If they'd watched Pixar's Pete Docter sketching a huge Kodiak bear
, they might recognize a source of inspiration for a giant, furry monster called Sullivan, the computer-generated co-star of the newest Pixar/Disney feature, "Monsters, Inc."
Bob Christal, the school superintendent for Anchorage, Alaska, must have been as mad as a Kodiak bear
who's being attacked by a swarm of mosquitoes.
The campaign, which centers around television marketing, features a 650-pound Kodiak bear
who "rest-tests" a too-firm mattress, a too-soft mattress, and then chooses a Spring Air Back Supporter, the "mattress with the just-right-feeling."
* The 1,600-pound Kodiak bear
at my local zoo just got four root canals and a polyp removed from his nose.
To illustrate, consider the Kodiak bear
survey in the section below, An example: 1993 brown bear survey.
The Kodiak bear
, standing up to 10 feet tall on its hind legs, weighing around 1,500 pounds, and capable of running 35 miles an hour, has but one enemy--man.