The brown bear lives in Europe, Asia and North America. In North America you can find three subspecies, the Kodiak bear, the grizzly bear, and the Mexican bear. In Europe we call the subspecies the European brown bear.

According to scientists, this animal is the same everywhere in the world. Although they often look a bit different. The English name is grizzly bear or brown bear . The Latin name is the same for all animals: Ursus arctos .

The grizzly bear is on many wish lists during a tour through the United States and/or Canada. Always be very cautious upon an encounter; it is a very dangerous animal. Especially a mother with young …

The grizzly bear

The grizzly bear can weigh up to 600 kilos. Grizzly bears are very similar to brown bears and are at most slightly lighter in color. These animals are very intelligent and know, for example, how to get food from humans. Which also sometimes leads to destroyed cars in Denali. And leads regularly into confrontations with people. These animals eat fish and meat as well as fruits. But also leaves and bread, for example.

The Kodiak Bear

The Kodiak bear is the largest of all. And also very dangerous, because these animals are often not afraid of people. You can come across this imposing creature in parts of Alaska.

The best places to see the grizzly bear:

> Banff National Park (Canada)
> Jasper National Park (Canada)
> Yoho National Park (Canada)
> Vancouver Island (Canada)
> Kootenay National Park (Canada)
> Algonquin Provincial Park (Canada)
> Brooks Falls (Alaska)
> Katmai National Park (Alaska)
> Glacier Bay National Park (Alaska)
> Yellowstone National Park (USA)
> Great Bear Rainforest (USA)
> Denali National Park (USA)
> Sequoia National Park (USA)
> Zion National Park (USA)
> Grand Teton National Park (USA)
> Olympic National Park (USA)
> Redwood National Park (USA)
> Yosemite National Park (USA)