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Bears are part of the Mammalia Class and are within the order Carnivora. There are only 8 living species of bear and each has stocky legs a long snout, thick shaggy hair and five non-retractile claws.

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Types of Bears

The brown bear, the grizzly, and the Kodiak bear are all part of the brown bear species. Learn about the Brown Bear in this article.


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