Grizzly Bear Claw Replica

Description

Grizzly Bear Claw Replica measures 66mm or 2.6 inches. Grizzly Bear Claw Replica is Museum quality polyurethane cast, made in the USA.

The grizzly bear (Ursus arctos ssp., or Ursus arctos horribilis), also known as the North American brown bear or simply grizzly, is a large population or subspecies of the brown bear inhabiting North America. Most adult female grizzlies weigh 290–400 lbs., while adult males weigh on average 400–790 lbs.  Average total length is 6.50 ft., with an average shoulder height of 3.35 ft. and hind foot length of 11 in. Newborn bears may weigh less than 1.1 lbs.

Although variable in color from blond to nearly black, grizzly bear fur is typically brown with darker legs and commonly white or blond tipped fur on the flank and back. A pronounced muscular hump appears on adult grizzlies shoulders. A grizzly bear’s front claws measure about 2–4 inches in length.

There are currently about 55,000 wild grizzly bears total located throughout North America, most of which reside in Alaska. Only about 1,500 grizzlies are left in the lower 48 states of the US. Of these, about 800 live in Montana. About 600 more live in Wyoming, in the Yellowstone-Teton area. There are an estimated 70–100 grizzly bears living in northern and eastern Idaho. Its original range included much of the Great Plains and the southwestern states, but it has been extirpated in most of those areas. Combining Canada and the United States, grizzly bears inhabit approximately half the area of their historical range.

Although the once-abundant grizzly bear appears prominently on the state flag of California and was the symbol of the Bear Flag Republic before California’s admission to the Union, they are no longer naturally present. The last grizzly in all of California was killed in the Sierra foothills east of Fresno in August 1922.

In September 2007, a hunter produced evidence of one bear in the Selway-Bitterroot Wilderness ecosystem, by killing a male grizzly bear there. In the North Cascades ecosystem of northern Washington, grizzly bear populations are estimated to be fewer than 20 bears. One sighting of a grizzly bear in 2010 has been recorded.

Additional information

Weight 1 lbs
Dimensions 2.6 in
Grizzy Bear Facts:

Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Mammalia
Order: Carnivora
Family: Ursidae
Genus: Ursus
Species: U. arctos ssp.
Binomial name: Ursus arctos
Conservation status: Least Concern – A least concern species is a species that has been categorized by the International Union for Conservation of Nature as evaluated as not being a focus of species conservation. They do not qualify as threatened, near threatened, or (before 2001) conservation dependent.

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