Bear Fact Friday
Even though some people don’t like Bear Fact Friday I shall finish my fact sheet out. Also, it’s pretty easy to do and it’s summer and tough shit!
The Ursa Major or “Great Bear” constellation is the third-largest constellation and contains the Big Dipper.
Of the eight bear species, four live in the Southern Hemisphere and four in the Northern Hemisphere.
Spectacled bears are the only wild bears that live in South America.
Most bears are born without fur. Only polar bears and giant pandas are born with thin white fur.
The claws on the front feet of bears are longer than the claws on the back feet. Some large bears have claws almost 5″ long.
A newly born Kodiak brown bear can weigh less than one pound. As it grows up, its weight may increase as much as 1,000 times. If human babies grew this much, as adults they would weigh over 6,000 lbs.