Cubs
Damage Protection
Appearance
Habitat
Miscellaneous

100

How many cubs are usually born at a time?
Two

100

In what situation would you put your food in a bear-proof container?
When you're outside.

100

Generally, what color are they?
Brown (anywhere from creamy or silver to dark brown).

100

What two of the following things can grizzly bears do?: A) Climb B) Swim C) Fly
Climb and swim.

100

Are they polygamous or monogamous?
Polygamous.

200

At birth, are cubs blind, deaf, or both?
Blind.

200

What's better to use: woven-wire fencing, or electric fencing?
Electric fencing.

200

Why are they called "grizzly?"
The lightened tip of their fur gives them a grizzled look.

200

Why do grizzly bears commonly live by water?
They eat salmon.

200

What function prevents females from being immediately impregnated?
Delayed implantation.

300

When do they reach adulthood?
5-6 years.

300

Give an example of a source of frightening sounds or flashing lights.
Car alarms, burglar alarms, etc.

300

Where is the stereotypical hump located?
Above the shoulder.

300

Where are they located (country, regions)?
Canada, northwestern U.S..

300

When and where did the earliest brown bear live?
China, 5,000,000 years ago.

400

How much do they weigh at birth?
About 500 grams.

400

Name two ways to keep bears away.
Repellents, hunting, alarms, trapping, shooting with special guns/bullets.

400

How fast can they run?
About 30 MPH.

400

Are they carnivorous, herbivorous, or omnivorous?
Omnivorous.

400

When do they breed?
From May to July.

500

How long do cubs remain with their mother?
About two years.

500

What two kinds of guns are most commonly used for bear hunting?
Rifles, handguns.

500

How much do grizzly bears weigh?
250-600 pounds. (Males weigh 400-600 pounds; females weigh 250-350 pounds.)

500

Do they prefer it warm or cool?
Cool.

500

How long ago did the earliest known ancestor of brown bears live?
34,000,000 years ago.