Grizzly bear compendium

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Interagency Grizzly Bear Committee, 1987 - Nature - 540 pages
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Contents

INTRODUCTION
1
MORPHOLOGY AND PHYSIOLOGY
13
Weight data in pounds recorded from grizzly bear capture records
14
Size Sensory Systems
17
Summary of numerical data on 26 skull samples from various regions of North America
20
Affects of various drugs on grizzlyblack bear heart rate and respiration
22
Nutrient content and digestible energy of major grizzly bear food items
25
MOVEMENTS AND BEHAVIOR
27
Industrial Impacts LeFranc Maurice N Jr Institute for Wildlife Research
69
Garbage Impacts Harvest Strategies
77
MANAGEMENT CONSIDERATIONS
79
Recommended and reported grizzly bear mortality rates
81
Biogeographic Considerations Roads
86
Population Augmentation Fire
96
HABITAT MANAGEMENT
111
Summary of major food items used by grizzly bears in Canada by geographic location
112

Mean minimum home range sizes sq km of grizzly bears in major study areas
28
Mean annual home range size sq km for adult females of different reproductive status
32
Nutritional Requirements Sugg William C III Institute for Wildlife Research
33
Dates of breeding season courtship associations for North American grizzly bear populations
43
Intraspecific Behavior Skull and Dentition
47
Sex ratios reported for North American browngrizzly bear populations
49
Oldest browngrizzly bears recorded for various North American populations
51
Reported densities for North American browngrizzly bear populations
52
Reproductive characteristics of North American grizzly bear populations
54
Population Regulation Recreation
56
PARASITES DISEASES AND OTHER NATURAL MORTALITY FACTORS
61
Impacts From Livestock and Other Agricultural Impacts Garbage
63
References which documented agriculturallyrelated depredation and control actions
64
Summary of major food items used by grizzly bears in the United States by geographic location
113
Characteristics of grizzly bear dens and corresponding environment
116
Seasonal use and availability of 23 cover types in the Yellowstone Ecosystem from 9 analysis areas expressed as percent used
120
Grizzly bear habitat use and availability Northern Continental Divide Ecosystem
122
Availability and use of 20 habitat components by one instrumented grizzly bear in the Selkirk Ecosystem
125
Number of radioinstrumented brown bear observations in different habitat types in Susitna Hydroelectric Project study area
127
Brown bear use of habitat types on the west Copper River May June 1984
128
Brown bear habitat use on Admiralty and Chichagof Islands Alaska during 1984
129
Seasonal observations of 10 grizzly bears in 2 habitat types 1984
130
Seasonal habitat selection in the Columbia Mountains
131
Vegetation types associated with feeding activity for 11 major foods Banff National Park
132
Canfield Jodie Consultant and A L Harting
144
Home Range and Movements
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