Kodiak bear

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Ko·di·ak bear

A large brown bear inhabiting a cluster of islands in Alaska and often considered a subspecies (Ursus arctos subsp. middendorffi).

[After Kodiak (Island).]
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Kodiak bear



(Animals) a large variety of the brown bear, Ursus arctos, inhabiting the west coast of Alaska and neighbouring islands, esp Kodiak
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Ko′diak bear`

a large brown bear, Ursus arctos middendorffi, inhabiting coastal areas of Alaska and British Columbia.
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Noun1.Kodiak bear - brown bear of coastal Alaska and British ColumbiaKodiak bear - brown bear of coastal Alaska and British Columbia
brown bear, Ursus arctos, bruin - large ferocious bear of Eurasia
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Recently, I watched a Kodiak brown bear for an hour before concluding that my "Big Bear!" first impression was wrong.
What sets them apart--whether running lodges deep in Denali Park, operating the Kodiak Brown Bear Center in the Karluk Basin, or running a tram to the top of Mt.
Jones wrote in your September 2015 issue about Dave's Kodiak brown bear hunt titled, "Overcoming Hiccups." Dave said that he and Larry had also filmed the hunt, and he encouraged me to watch the Bowhunter TV episode when it came out.
Brody, the 1,400-pound Kodiak brown bear, returns along with handler Jeff Watson, who will give regular presentations about life with a massive bear and offer tips for traveling in bear country.
Also remote is the Kodiak Brown Bear Center (KBBC), a wholly-owned subsidiary of Koniag, which represents the Native Alutiiq people of the Kodiak Island archipelago.
It took 20 years to draw my Kodiak brown bear tag in February 2014, and the way I figure it, I had about a one-percent chance of doing so.
The expo included seminars and daily demonstrations - including a bear safety presentation, starring Brody, a 1,300-pound Kodiak brown bear, and his handler, Jeff Watson.
Until we got close to the deer we made a bit of extra commotion, particularly in heavy cover just in case there was a Kodiak brown bear in an alder patch.
The Alutiiq Museum and the Kodiak Brown Bear Center, both located on Kodiak Island, have formed a partnership to offer more in-depth experience with Alutiiq culture.
Today, Alaska limits Kodiak brown bear hunting to permit drawings, and state law requires nonresidents to hunt with a registered guide, making a bear hunt there dependent on some combination of luck and money.