Grizzly Bears Claws

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Grizzly Claws “Brown bear claws are long and curved, ranging in color from yellow to brown.  In rare cases grizzlies have been observed with white claws.  These claws are used to dig up roots and bulbs of plants as well as to excavate den sites (Brown 1993, p 74).”  The white claws are often seen on the grizzly bears we view on the wild river we visit on the extra day in the lodge.