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Brown bear (Ursus arctos arctos)

Federal Register | Recovery | Critical Habitat | Conservation Plans | Petitions | Life History

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General Information

Brown bears have furry coats in shades of blonde, brown, black, or a combination of those colors. The longer outer guard hairs of the brown bear are often tipped with white or silver, giving a "grizzled" appearance. Their tail is 4-5 inches (10-13 cm) long.[2] Like all bears, brown bears are plantigrades and can stand up on their hind legs for extended periods of time. Brown bears have a large hump of muscle over their shoulders which distinguishes them from other species.

 
Current Listing Status Summary
Status Date Listed Lead Region Where Listed
06/14/1976 Foreign (Region 10) Italy

» Federal Register Documents

Most Recent Federal Register Documents (Showing 2 of 2)
Date Citation Page Title
06-24-1976 41 FR 26019 (Correction) Endangered Status for 159 Taxa of Animals; 41 FR 26019
06-14-1976 41 FR 24062 24067 Endangered Status for 159 Taxa of Animals; 41 FR 24062 24067

» Recovery

No recovery information is available for the Brown bear, Italy.

» Critical Habitat

No critical habitat rules have been published for the Brown bear, Italy.

» Conservation Plans

No conservation plans have been created for Brown bear, Italy

» Petitions

No petition findings have been published for the Brown bear, Italy.

» Life History

No Life History information has been entered into this system for this species.

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