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What Kind of Bear is this?

Discussion in 'The Okie Corral' started by 280Z, May 28, 2012.

  1. 280Z

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    A photo of a bear taken 1-3 miles from my house. I suspect it is a lost tawny colored black bear but it looks too tall in the picture. I did not see this bear, the photo was taken by a neighbor.

    So is it a Black bear or a Brown bear?:dunno:
     
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    maybe having a bear pic in bear thread might help

    or on this white background it might be a polar bear
     
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    Man I must be feeling like Stevie wonder tonight because I don't see the pic.
     
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    Are you color blind? :rofl:

    Looks like a brown bear to me.
     
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    too far away, and not nearly good enough to really tell.


    However, my WAG is a brown black bear. Mostly because the pronoucned hump, with the front shoulders lower than the rear is a trait I more often see in black bears. Though I've seen brownies do it as well.
     
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    Or Pooh Bear:wavey:
     
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    it's a teenage black bear...they always look taller than they are because they are so gangly...also notice the nose looking for food...a sure sign it's a teen.
     
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    There are black bears NE of my location about 50 miles away but seeing one is fairly rare. In the past 10 years its getting more common to see one. I am (should be) really really too far south to be seeing brown bear.
     
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    I go bear hunting at times. I've had more than one ask, what kind of bears are you hunting? I tell them the only kind of wild bear there are in the upper midwest, that would be a black bear.
     
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    Black bear.
     
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    I've seen a grizzly in northern Minnesota.

    My mom owns a cabin and a good bit of land. Several of the family and I have seen a brownie that lives up there. Though few, they are there.


    They also tend to be better at not being seen than blackies.
     
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    But I don't see a pic a nic basket.
     
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    That grizzly in MN must be hanging out with a sasquatch.
     
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    After this thread I'll tell you the best part about Kansas...... No bears!
     
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    I've encountered several bears in the wild in Idaho and they usually beat feet the other direction...

    The one that followed me through the woods really, really wanted my bucket of huckleberries... Being 12 and unarmed, I eventually dropped them and we both were happier...

    Of course, I've never encountered a grizzly, which is a whole different matter...
     
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    Yeah, but you do have rattlesnakes, and they are harder to see then bears.:tongueout: