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Grolar Bear

http://media1.onsugar.com/files/2010/03/09/4/192/1922243/97425071_10.xxxlarge/i/Shiny-Fur-ASAP.jpg Grolar bears, also known as pizzly bears, are the cross between grizzly bears and polar bears. They can be found wild in Canada because global warming is causing ice caps to melt therefore forcing polar bears into grizzly habitat. When these animals cross paths, they can naturally crossbreed because they are so closely related. Bears in Canada have even been found to be 75%  polar bear, meaning a polar bear breed with a grizzly and the offspring then grew up and mated with another polar bear. This has caused trouble in Canada because grizzly bears are illegal to shoot and hunters are killing what they thought were polar bears which end up having grizzly genes, getting them in trouble with the law. This also means there are fewer purebred grizzlies in Canada, which they are trying to save.
Parent Species: Grizzly Bear (Ursus arctos ssp.)

Chromosome # of Parent: 74

Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Mammalia
Order: Carnivora
Family: Ursidae
Genus: Ursus
Species: Arctos
Subspecies: horribilis, middendorffi, gyas, *californicus
*recently extinct

Length: average 78 in
Height: 40 in
Weight: male: 400–790 lb
female: 290–440 lb

Offspring: Grolar Bear

Chromosome #: 74

Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Mammalia
Order: Carnivora
Family: Ursidae
Genus: Ursus

Size and Weight: depends on parent
Parent Species: Polar Bear (Ursus maritimus)

Chromosome # of Parent: 74

Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Mammalia
Order: Carnivora
Family: Ursidae
Genus: Ursus
Species: Maritimus

Length: male:95-120 in
female: 70-95 in
Height: 50-60 in
Weight: male: 770–1,540 lbs
female: 330-550 lbs
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