COMMON NAME: Brown Bear
SCIENTIFIC NAME: Ursus arctos
DIET: The Brown Bear eats grasses, roots, berries, nuts, insects, fish, carrion (which are dead, rotting animals), and small and large animals.
YOUNG: The young weigh less than a pound at birth. The average litter size is two cubs, but one to four cubs is common. The Bear cubs grow inside the mother Bear while she hibernates.
HABITAT: North America and Europe. In wooded areas and open natural wilderness areas.
- Bears can stand up on their hind legs for extended periods of time.
- Bears are very strong and can take down large prey.
- Bears are a popular animal in Native American storytelling and tradition.