Brown Bear ( Ursus arctos ). One of the species in the bear family . This family is called Ursidae and is assigned to the Order Carnivora of carnivores.
This assignment includes the Brown Bear in carnivores, but this is only with respect to its relationship to other animals and the name given to the Order, not necessarily to the feeding habits of this omnivorous bear.
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- 1 Other names
- 2 He lives
- 3 Distribution
- 4 Description
- 5 habits
- 6 Power
- 7 Playback
- 8 Longevidad
- 9 Fountains
The Brown Bear in English is called “Brown Bear”.
The Brown Bear, in its extensive distribution, shows preferences for different types of habitats, including: desert margins, grasslands, areas near rivers]], forests and frozen places.
Ursus arctos is native to Europe , North Africa , and North America . In North America its distribution includes the west of the continent from Alaska to northern Mexico .
The size of the Brown Bear varies according to its adaptation to the geographical area, or the subspecies. The so-called Grizzly Bear of North America, achieves a head and body length of 2.8 meters and can weigh 600 kilograms.
The predominant color in the hair of the Brown Bear is light brown; but it can vary from very light, a beige or cream, to very dark, almost black.
Adults usually stay in a home range, males alone and females alone or with their pups. These home ranges may have areas in common with the home ranges of other brown bears.
The Ursus arctos diet is based on everything it finds that is edible. Its diet includes: herbs, shoots, fruits , roots, an excellent salmon fisherman, insect larvae , mammals of all sizes, including the black bear , and carrion.
Usually two or three puppies are born at each delivery. The cubs remain with the mother for at least two springs, the mother may allow them her company for up to four springs.
In its natural state it is estimated that a brown bear can reach thirty years. In captivity they have reached fifty years of age.