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Gobi Bear

The Gobi bear, Ursus arctos gobiensis, is one of the rarest if not the rarest sub-species of brown bear. Not much is known about this species due to their excessive low numbers. In fact there are only believed to be 30 Gobi bears left in the wild. These bears are often mixed up with the […]

June 3, 2010 · Maddia (Admin) · Comments Closed
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Tibetan Blue Bear (Himalayan Snow Bear)

The Tibetan blue bear is a sub-species of the brown bear. Its scientific name is Ursus arctos pruinosus. This bear, also referred to as the ‘Himalayan Snow Bear’ is often found in the eastern Tibetan plateau. Other names for this bear include:Tibetan brown bear, Himalayan blue bear, Tibetan snow bear and the horse bear, and […]

June 3, 2010 · Maddia (Admin) · One Comment
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Kamchatka Brown Bear

The Kamchatka brown bear (Ursus arctos beringianus) is also known as the Far Eastern Brown Bear due to the location in which it can be found. These bears can be found native in places such as the Kamchatka Peninsula, Anadyrasky District and Kariginskiy Island amongst other places. The Kamchatka brown bear is closely related to […]

May 31, 2010 · Maddia (Admin) · 3 Comments
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European Brown Bear (Eurasian Brown Bear)

The European brown bear is a sub-species of the brown bear and is thought to be the most common sub-species. It’s scientific name Ursus arctos arctos tells us that it is definitely a sub-species of the brown bear, who’s scientific name is Ursus arctos. It is also commonly known as the Eurasian brown bear as […]

May 31, 2010 · Maddia (Admin) · 5 Comments
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Grizzly Bear (Silvertip Bear)

The grizzly bear or Silvertip Bear (Ursus arctos horribilis) is a sub-species of the brown bear (Ursus Arctos). Grizzly bears are classified as ‘Vulnerable’ by the IUCN due to habitat loss, hunting and poaching. They can generally be found in North-West America and are the second largest carnivore in that area after the polar bear. […]

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Alaskan Brown Bear

This bear is a subspecies of the brown bear and is often found in the US.  It is generally hard to classify the different subspecies within any bear species as many only have slight variation. The Alaskan Brown Bear belongs to the group Ursus Arctos, and is said to be the largest member of this […]

May 29, 2010 · Maddia (Admin) · One Comment
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