Kodiak Grizzly Bear Skull


The Kodiak Bear is the largest subspecies of brown bear, and one of the two largest bears alive today, the other being the polar bear.


Kodiak Grizzly Bear Skull measures 17 inches. Kodiak Grizzly Bear Skull is museum quality polyurethane cast made in USA. Scientific name is Ursus arctos. 2-part skull (separate cranium and jaw). Our precise skull can be used as a teaching tool, museum skull exhibit, home decor skull, or office decor skull.

The Kodiak Grizzly bear or Ursus arctos inhabits the islands of the Kodiak Archipelago in southwest Alaska. The Kodiak bear, also known as the Kodiak brown bear, sometimes the Alaskan brown bear, inhabits the islands of the Kodiak Archipelago in southwest Alaska. Kodiak Island.

Most adult female grizzlies weigh 290 to 400 lbs. while adult males weigh on average 400–790 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.

Distinguishing grizzly bears have a pronounced muscular hump appears on adult grizzlies’ shoulders. A grizzly bear can be identified by a “dished in” profile of their face with short, rounded ears.

A grizzly bear can also be identified by its rump, which is lower than its shoulders. Their front claws measure about 2 to 4 inches in length.

Although the Kodiak Grizzly bear or Ursus arctos are of the order Carnivora and have the digestive system of carnivores, they are normally omnivores: their diets consist of both plants and animals.

They have been known to prey on large mammals such as moose, elk, caribou, white-tailed deer, mule deer, bighorn sheep, bison, and even black bears. Kodiak Grizzly bear or Ursus arctos feed on fish such as salmon, trout, and bass.

Grizzly bears also readily scavenge food or carrion left behind by other animals. A Grizzly bear will also eat birds and their eggs, and gather in large numbers at fishing sites to feed on spawning salmon.

The Kodiak bear or Ursus arctos is much like other brown bears in intelligence, although its tendency to feed in large dense groups leads to more complex social behaviors. Kodiak bears or Ursus arctos are generally solitary in nature; however, when food is concentrated in small areas, such as along salmon spawning streams, grass flats, or berry patches, they often occur in large groups.

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Additional information

Weight 14 lbs
Dimensions 17 in
Kodiak Grizzly Bear Facts:

Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Mammalia
Order: Carnivora
Family: Ursidae
Genus: Ursus
Species: U. arctos
Subspecies: U. a. middendorffi / horribilis
Trinomial name: Ursus arctos middendorffi / horribilis
Conservation status: Least concern