Endangered Species Program
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Featured Species | Grizzly Bear (08:22)

Host: Sarah Leon with Chris Servheen

Grizzly Bear (click to view larger)
grizzly bear
Photo credit: USGS


Status: Threatened/ Originally Listed on March 11, 1967
Scientific Name: Ursus arctos horribilis
Description: Historically, there were around 50,000 grizzly bears in North America. Today, there are 1,000 - 1,200 grizzly bears remaining in five separate populations in the lower 48 states.
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Last updated: April 7, 2011