Rivera, Ma. Ione Skye Niches and Adaptations Part I: Animal #1 BLACK BEARS American Black Bears are forest dwellers and are usually found in mixed forest areas and also places that can be as high as 10,000 feet in elevation. Their habitat is mainly in an understory surrounded with lots of fruits, nuts, and berries.
Grizzlies are at the top of their food chain. Grizzlies like to eat fish, berries, insects, seeds, grass, elk, deer, fungi, and sometimes dead animals. Grizzlies are omnivores which means they eat both meat and plant. The grizzly helps in the nutrient cycle by keeping the ecosystem balanced. The grizzly does this by eating the fungi, elk, deer, dead animal, and fish.
The United States of America abounds with beautiful scenery, amazing natural resources, and fascinating animals. One of these states is Alaska. Alaska has an amazing ecosystem that hold many creatures. The state of Alaska provides an abundant habitat for numerous species of mammals, fish, and birds.
The United States of America abounds with beautiful scenery, amazing natural resources, and fascinating animals. One of these states is Alaska. Alaska has an amazing ecosystem that holds many creatures. The state of Alaska provides an abundant habitat for numerous species of mammals, fish, and birds.
For instance, a bear weighs around 500 to 900 lbs. Also bears can become around five feet long when a bear is full grown. Plus a bear 's paw exists to be around two feet long at the max. Also, they are one of the top ten largest mammals on earth. How Athletic a bear can achieve?
Earth’s climate has been changing over the last few decades, with the global temperatures rising at a high rate (Corell, 2006). Some of these climate changes are due to natural causes, although the strength at which temperatures are rising indicates human influences, such as increased carbon dioxide emission, as well as other greenhouse gases. Climate change particularly affects the Arctic region, where warmer temperatures are causing decrease in sea ice extent and thickness, permafrost thawing, coastal erosion, changes in ice sheets and shelves, and consequently, changes in the distribution and reproduction rates of Arctic species (Corell, 2006).
Black bears have a medium to heavy frame with large ears and powerful limbs. The black bear has a coat that can differentiate from brown, cinnamon, blond, grey-blue, and of course, black. They can adapt to their environment easily but are normally found in forested areas. It has a diet that consists of fruits, buds, berries, nut, insects, and food lest by humans. They are incredible climbers that can use their claws to extract food from the trees.
Yellowstone has 61 different mammals spread around the park including moose, elk, badgers, otters, and many others. Yellowstone is the ultimate Bear Country with over 500 grizzly bears plus an estimate of 600 black bears. Bison are another huge wildlife attraction in Yellowstone with anywhere from 2,300 to 5,500 depending on the season. In January 2016, the amount of wolves recorded was 98 wolves living in 10 different packs. Now, there are at least 13 different packs spread over the
This particular bear is a subspecies of the black bear. It has dark nose pads, white or creamy fur, brown eyes, and nearly white claws. This kind of bear is quite rare and maybe about 100 exist near British Columbia. It’s scientific name is the Ursus americanus kermodeii. The few white bears that live outside of British Columbia is only about one in a million.
One of the main reasons polar bears are going extinct is because they aren’t getting the right amount of food they need to survive. Seals, the main food source for the polar bears, are animals that depend largely on the algae that grows on the ice of the Arctic. With the ice content slowly depleting, there isn’t enough seals to sustain the polar bear population. One of the
Ironically, most black bears are not black, but instead are mostly brown, blond, and sometimes reddish brown. Average adult males weight about 115 kilograms and females about 70 kilograms, thought the largest recorded black bear weighed 312 kilogams. Their diet mainly consists of grasses and berries, and acorns during the fall. Black bears consume about 20,000 calories per day, which is equivalent to a person eating 40 McDonald’s Big Mac sandwiches. A fun fact about Yosemite black bears is that their diet has drastically changed because they have become accustomed to eating human food.
A few bears, however, are enjoying independent activity-strumming a guitar and printing letters. However, all of the bears wear a smile and seem generally happy in what they are
Kermode bears are important for many reasons. The idea of the Kermode bear started with Frances Kermode of the royal British army the bear was named after him because many people thought he was very important. Sometimes these bears can help states attract tourist which helps the state raise money to save the bear’s habitats and the bears themselves from being endangered. These bears are important to people in so many different ways like the bears help hunters in hunting season, they also help give people the meat and bones they need they need to survive and to help make a profit (Local Distilleries’ Fight for Spirit Bears). The Kermode bears are also called the spirit bear because of their white ghostly look which makes them important to some
There are 3 types of polar bears: ones with thick coats, ones with thin coats and ones with medium coats. It is fall, soon to be winter. The temperatures are dropping rapidly and the bears must be kept warm, or they will freeze to death. Many of the bears have had 2 cubs each but due to the extreme temperatures, many mothers only have one cub left. a. What bear will natural selection select AGAINST?
The red panda; a species somewhat sizeable than a domestic cat; is currently an endangered species. The red panda has a body type similar to one of a bear with fur that is thick with a rustic colour. They also have a lengthly, shaggy tail for balance and for warmth during the seasons with lower temperatures. The red panda is an omnivore. Its diet consists predominantly of bamboo, about 95%; which is very atypical for a mammal.