We were back at Fish Creek August 22nd in the evening to hear a talk on the bears. Here is a bird's nest close to the boardwalk:
Just as the bear talk started about 7PM the bears arrived and we all watched. This is a Momma grizzly and her three 8 month old cubs, seen often here:
Quicktime movie of Momma grizzly walking (1.07MB)
The cubs liked to play as much as they liked to eat salmon.
Quicktime movie of cubs playing (2.84MB)
After a while the Momma and cubs moved on.
Quicktime movie of Momma and cubs going away (1.86MB)
Soon after a large black bear came through and had a snack before moving on:
Notice the black bear has no hump at the shoulders and a longer nose than a grizzly. The other two differences are grizzlies are larger and have much longer claws.
Quicktime Movie of Black Bear (1.06MB)
It was a good evening at Fish Creek.
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