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Bears

Stock photos of bears. American bear species include the polar bear (ursus maritimus), grizzly bear or brown bear (Ursus arctos) and black bear (Ursus americanus). Polar bears are generally considered marine mammals, and are the largest of the bear family. Alaska brown bear, including the subspecies the Kodiak bear, are the next largest, with the grizzly bear (interior Alaska or Lower 49 states brown bears - Ursus arctos) followed by black bears. Bears are omnivores. Family Ursidae. These bear photos were largely taken in Alaska, but include some grizzly bear photos from Canada, and black bear photos from Canada and Tennessee. Bear photos, stock images of bears.




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Black bear photos, Ursus americanus, from Cades Cove, Great Smoky Mountains National Park, Tennessee. Photos of black bears from Kenai Peninsula, Alaska, Wrangell - St. Elias National Park, Alaska, and black bear pictures in British Columbia and Alberta Canada.

Black bear taxonomy is Kingdom: Animalia; Phylum: Chordata; Class: Mammalia; Order: Carnivora; Family: Ursidae; Genus: Ursus; Species: americanus; Scientific Name: Ursus americanus



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Photos of bear cubs, including grizzly bear cubs, brown bear cubs, polar bear cubs and black bear cubs. Few animals are as cute as a baby bear cub. Bear cubs are generally born in January or February, helpless and hairless, blind and unable to fend for themselves.

Polar bear cubs leave the dens in February or March, and grizzly bear, brown bear cubs and black bear cubs generally leave the dens with their mother around middle of April. Bear cubs of all species typically stay with their mother, the sow, for 2-3 years before they leave and must fend for themselves. Bear cub mortality is very high.

Baby bear photos, Alaska bear cubs.



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Grizzly bear photos, Ursus arctos images. Grizzly bear pictures, also called brown bears, from Katmai National Park, Alaska. Stock grizzly bear photos from Denali and Wrangell St. Elias National Park, Alaska, and grizzly bears from Canada, including Yukon Territory and Kananaskis Country, Alberta. For photos of grizzly bear cubs, please be sure to visit the Grizzly Bear Cub Photos page.

Alaska Grizzly Bear Photo Tour.

Grizzly bear, or American brown bear Taxonomy is Kingdom: Animalia; Phylum: Chordata; Class: Mammalia; Order: Carnivora; Family: Ursidae; Genus: Ursus; Species: arctos; Scientific Name: Ursus arctos.



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Photos of baby bears, brown bear cubs and grizzly bear cubs - Ursus arctos. Cute young bear cub pictures from Katmai National Park and Preserve, Alaska. Photos of sows with cubs, bear families and babies. Also, be sure to visit the main Grizzly Bear Photos page for more great bear photos.

Grizzly bear, or American brown bear Taxonomy is Kingdom: Animalia; Phylum: Chordata; Class: Mammalia; Order: Carnivora; Family: Ursidae; Genus: Ursus; Species: arctos; Scientific Name: Ursus arctos.



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Alaska Polar bear stock photos, Ursus maritimus photos. Polar bears are marine mammals of the arctic, and inhabit the circumpolar regions of the northern hemisphere. Listed as threatened species in the US by the Fish and Wildlife Service, polar bears face the threat of habitat loss from global climate change. Polar bear photos on this page include adult polar bears, male and female polar bears and polar bear cub photos. Mostly taken in Arctic Alaska, in the Beaufort Sea and edges of the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge. Stock photos of polar bears.

The accepted and standard taxonomy for polar bears is; Kingdom: Animalia, Phylum: Chordata, Class: Mammalia, Order: Carnivora, Family: Ursidae, Genus: Ursus, Species: Ursus maritimus

 

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