Grizzly Bears Research Paper

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While researching if we should reintroduce grizzly bears into the local San Bernardino and Los Angeles Mountains, I have came to a decision that grizzly bears should be reintroduced. Grizzly bears become extinct in a matter of 75 years. Wikipedia says, "Less than 75 years after the discovery of gold in 1848, almost every grizzly bear in California had been tracked down and killed...grizzlies were never seen again in California." Now, only 1,800 grizzlies are left in the United States. Like what happened in Yellowstone with the wolves, reintroducing grizzly bears could have great effects on the ecosystem. First, according to defenders.org, “Grizzly bears are found many different habitats, from dense forests to subalpine meadows, open plains and arctic tundra.” And according to Western Wildlife.org, “Grizzly bears are most often found on upper elevation slopes.” Both these quotes show that grizzly bears can be supported well in the local San Bernardino and Los Angeles Mountains. In addition, grizzly bears already lived in Los Angeles, and then, they were hunted to extinctions. Evidently, grizzly bears can live in California. Second, the grizzly bear diet consists of mainly berries, so they play a huge role in dispersing seeds. Second, when a bear eats berries, the berry seeds pass through the bear. When the bear goes to remove waste, the berry seeds are…show more content…
Grizzly bears are solitary animals and won't attack, as long as you don't bother them. According to http://www.backpacker.com/news-and-events/news/trail-news/ask-a-bear-how-many-bear-attacks-really-2/, “That averages to just under 3 fatalities a year, when millions of people go into the backcountry or live near bear habitat.” This quote shows that only three people get killed each year by bears in general. There isn't much to worry about, if you’re worried about getting killed. So, releasing bears into wild, would not be as dangerous as people

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