Brown bear
Brown bear
Japanese name Brown bear
English nam Brown bear
Scientific name Ursus arctos
Taxonomy 食肉目クマ科クマ属


head-and-body length: 1.8 to 2 m. Weight: 150-300 kg.

It is the largest wild land animal in Japan. It is omnivorous and eats fruits, grass, insects, frogs, fish and carrion.

The sense of smell is particularly sensitive. From August to September, it appears in high altitude areas to eat berries of Sorbus matsumura,Bog bilberry, and Pinus pumila. It hibernate from November to April.

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