European/Eurasian Brown Bear Ursus arctos arctos

Brown Bear
Brown Bear
The Brown Bear is native to the northern forests of Scandinavia, Russia, Alaska and Canada, and also to forest areas of Balkan/Carparthian Eastern Europe, the Middle East and China/Tibet. The largest subspecies, the Kodiak Bear of Alaska, is as big as the Polar Bear, both being the largest land-based predator. This page shows the European Bear subspecies Ursus arctos arctos.
Brown Bear
Brown Bear
Brown Bear
Brown Bears are mainly solitary except when mating or raising young.
Brown Bear
Brown Bear
Brown Bear
Males and females have a similar appearance but males are usually larger. Coat colour can range from honey beige to very dark brown.
Brown Bear
Brown Bear They enjoy water, especially in hot weather
Brown Bear
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Brown Bear