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

What

Species: 

Grizzly Bear (Ursus arctos)

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Common Name(s): 
Grizzly Bear
Brown Bear
Scientific Name(s): 
Ursus arctos
Ursus arctos horribilis
Animalia|Craniata|Mammalia|Carnivora|Ursidae|Ursus|Ursus arctos
Parent: 
IDAPA Protection: 
Species Identification Confidence: 
I'm absolutely certain
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
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, 1:31 pm to 1:36 pm MDT
Date/Time Precision: 
±60 seconds
Date Notes: 
Observed while elk hunting. I took a GPS point immediately after encounter.

Who

& How

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