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18×24 colored pencil on tinted pastel paper. Original unavailable.

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The grizzly bear (Ursus arctos horribilis), also known as the silvertip bear, the grizzly, or the North American brown bear, is a subspecies of brown bear (Ursus arctos) that generally lives in the uplands of western North America. This subspecies is thought to descend from Ussuri brown bears which crossed to Alaska from eastern Russia 100,000 years ago, though they did not move south until 13,000 years ago.
Except for cubs and females, grizzlies are normally solitary, active animals, but in coastal areas, the grizzly congregates alongside streams, lakes, rivers, and ponds during the salmon spawn. Every other year, females (sows) produce one to four young (commonly two) which are small and weigh only about 500 grams (1 lb). A sow is protective of her offspring and will attack if she thinks she or her cubs are threatened (info from Wikipedia).

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  • naturelover
    natureloverabout 2 years ago

    This is beautiful work Kathy x

  • Konstantinos Arvanitopoulos
    Konstantinos A...about 2 years ago


    16 July 2012 – 1 image per 24hrs

  • Cathacat
    Cathacatabout 2 years ago

    Beautiful – I love it

  • Keala
    Keala3 months ago

    Beautiful work and I ♡ the title!

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