Bear Identification Tutorial

Do you know how to tell black bears and grizzly bears apart? Learn more about bear identification in our tutorial.

When you’re ready to test your knowledge, see:

Why is it important to know the difference between a black bear and a grizzly bear?

Knowledge about Alberta’s two bear species is an important part of the province’s overall bear management strategy.

As human activity pushes deeper into country traditionally occupied by bears, human-bear encounters become more likely. A thorough understanding of Alberta’s two bear species is critical to help people co-exist more peacefully with bears, both for our safety and theirs.

The more you know about bears, the more you can contribute to their stewardship.


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Posted: Jun 03, 2011