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Photo of a Grizzly Bear

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Photo of a Grizzly Bear
U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service

Elk and grizzly bear are two species often seen in the project area. The federally threatened grizzly bear is brown with white tips on its hairs giving it a frosted or "grizzly" look. Coastal grizzlies weigh 325-850 pounds (147-385 kg); interior grizzlies weigh 200-500 pounds (91-227 kg). They live in high mountains and wilderness areas, where they hibernate in winter and where they sometimes use the same trails - even the same footprints - over and over. Grizzlies occur in low densities and have long lives, wide ranges, and low reproduction rates.

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