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Observation of Grizzly Bear (Ursus arctos) reported October 4, 2013 - 1:35pm by idfg-jrydalch

Observation of Grizzly Bear (Ursus arctos) reported October 4, 2013 - 1:35pm by idfg-jrydalch

October 4, 2013 - 1:35pm -- idfg-jrydalch

What

Species: 

Grizzly Bear (Ursus arctos)

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Scientific Name(s): 
Ursus arctos
Ursus arctos horribilis
Common Name(s): 
Grizzly Bear
Brown Bear
Species Confidence: 
100%
Observation Method(s): 
Observed Individual(s) in Hand or Close Range
Count: 
1
Count Type: 
Absolute
Sex: 
Unknown
Life State: 
Alive
Life Stage: 
Immature

Where

Location: 
Location Precision: 
±10 meters
Location Resource: 
Transformed Location
Directions: 
Drive up Keg Springs road. Hike North at 2nd closed gate. Take old logging road up ridge.
Location Use: 
Unknown
Location Steps: 
'Transformed Location' to 0, 0 [Input, WKID: 4326, xvalue: 111.36.589, yvalue 44.30.246], [Accuracy: 10]; 'Transformed Location' to 0, 0 [Input, WKID: 4326, xvalue: -111.36.589, yvalue 44.30.246], [Accuracy: 10]; 'Transformed Location' to 44.30246, -111.36589 [Input, WKID: 4326, xvalue: -111.36589, yvalue 44.30246], [Accuracy: 10]; 'Transformed Location' to 44.5041, -111.60981 [Input, WKID: 4326, xvalue: -111.60981, yvalue 44.50410], [Accuracy: 10]; ;
Habitat Description: 
Forested canopy. Mature Lodgepole and Douglas fir mix. Some small spruce with small opening of snowberry and geranium.
Game Management Unit: 
County: 

When

Date Time: 
September 19, 2013, 7:31 am to 7:36 am MDT
Date/Time Precision: 
±60 seconds
Date Notes: 
Observed while elk hunting. I took a GPS point immediately after encounter.

Who

Observer: 
Josh Rydalch
Organization: 
Idaho Fish and Game
Position: 
Regional Wildlife Habitat Biologist
Address: 
United States
Phone: 
208-624-7065

& How

Survey Method: 
Incidental Observation
SA code (IDFG Reference Code): 
UNDRAR01IDUS
Location Unresolveable: 
No
Source Type: 
Animal Observation Report (Sightings)

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