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Can Grizzlies climb trees?

Why yes they can climb trees, according to U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service. A common misconception is that grizzly bears, unlike black bears, cannot climb trees. While its long claws make climbing ...
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Do black, brown/grizzly or polar bears ever prey on humans?

TLDR: While rare, it definitely happens. In fact the majority of people killed by black bears in North America were killed by aggressive bears not by say surprised bears or mothers defending their ...
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Are grizzly bears attracted by human urine?

TLDR: Yes A bear’s sense of smell is seven times stronger than a bloodhound. If you’ve ever smelled coffee, alcohol, or yesterday’s beetroot salad in your urine, bears can smell every donut and drip ...
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What is the minimum caliber of handgun that would stop a grizzly bear?

Bryce Towsley has this story to tell us about a grizzly attack: Shortly before I arrived in one northern Alaska camp, a couple of packers were rushing to beat the failing light. Covered with blood ...
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Can Grizzlies climb trees?

A grizzly bear can climb a tree with relative ease if it has branches large enough for it to grab onto, but they can't climb trees like a black bear can, especially a larger grizzly, they're much more ...
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How safe is it with Grizzly bears when hiking in the Rockies near Calgary, Alberta?

As safe as you make it. Don't fool yourself, bears are there, and they will attack you if they feel they are being threatened. The Canadian Rockies are wild and full of large predators, it's not not ...
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