How to Save Grizzly Bears Tim F November 07
TABLE OF CONTENTS • Why is it important to save grizzly bears • What got the bears endangered • How can we save grizzly bears • Why we need them for the food chain • Do we need the bears • Where can the bears be seen • The last facts • bibliography
Why they are important (this slide helps explain with slide 7)
How they are endangered • Man in the 1840s gold rush made settlements on the homes of grizzly bears. • Man also killed grizzly bears for their meat,fur, and the bears were saw a threat. • Even in California where they were once plentiful.
How can we save them • We can stop using guns when we encounter a bear. • Using bear spray is effective. • If not armed with spray don’t run and don’t use a gun.
Importance to the food chain • Since the bears are omnivorous, they eat plants and meat. • They help keep deer and other populations down. • They love berries.
Do we need them • The answer is yes we do need them. • Man has put to many animals on the extinct list already. • They help us keep the other animals from over population.
Where can we see them • We can see the bears in zoos. • If you want to see them in their natural habitat u can see them in Canada where the could be wild.
The last facts • The grizzly bears stand 8ft tall. • They weigh from 400 to 1500 pounds. • Scientific name is ursus arctos horribillis.
Bibliography • 2 grizzly bears in a meadow at yellow stone national park." photograph. en.wikipidia.org.12 Dec. 2007 http://mountain-preirie.fws.gov/species. • Grizzly Bear. 5 Dec. 2007. Wikipedia Foundation, Inc.. 7 Dec. 2007 http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Grizzly_bear.